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A Romance Heroine Who Wears Spectacles
When Sarah MacLean was in high school, she told her English teacher that her dream job was “romance novelist.” She’s now a New York Times...
Check Out This Striking Cover Design for Fahrenheit 451
Fahrenheit 451 is Ray Bradbury’s quintessential dystopian sci-fi novel, set in a future where literature has not only been abandoned, but outlawed...
7 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Favorite Must-See TV Shows
Once upon a time in a television set far away, Thursday nights on NBC were considered the epitome of appointment viewing. Friday morning water cooler...
Why Is Everyone Attacking Sheryl Sandberg?
The premise of the Lean In Circle is simple: once a month, groups of a dozen or so women gather for education and conversation, and snacks, in a bid to...
Review: Alif the Unseen
Alif the Unseen is a novel about political unrest in the Middle East, fueled by hackers and subversives on the internet who are angry about the way their...
8 Alternative Uses for Epic Novels
Chances are good we all have at least a few in our houses: epic novels that are at least 700 pages long. I’ve heard them called many things—shelf...
7 Books That Might Make You A Vegetarian
I like to fancy myself one of those easygoing vegetarians. I truly understand that not everyone should be a vegetarian. I’ve never pressured anyone to...
The 20 People In Every Book Club
Book clubs will do one of two things: they’ll enrich your experience as a human reader, or they’ll make you go nuts and lose your patience and hope for...