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Books Lead This Year's Oscar® Nominations

Books Lead This Year's Oscar® Nominations

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A quick glance at the list of Oscar® nominees confirms that 2014 was a great year at the movies. It was also a very good year for moviegoing readers: of the eight films nominated for Best...
On Reading Bad Feminist at the Spa

On Reading Bad Feminist at the Spa

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I took Roxane Gay’s collection of essays, Bad Feminist, to a nail salon and read it while getting a pedicure. Though she confesses in an epilogue that her favorite color is pink, I went with...
9 Great Book Recommendations For Magazine Lovers

9 Great Book Recommendations For Magazine Lovers

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Does your mailman scowl when he comes to your house? Maybe it’s because you subscribe to enough magazines to cover a doctor’s office. Of course, we get it—who wouldn’t want to live in the...
What to Read Next if You Liked The Cuckoo’s Calling, The One & Only, Into the Wild, A Shiver of Light, or Carsick

What to Read Next if You Liked The Cuckoo’s Calling, The One & Only, Into the Wild, A Shiver of Light, or Carsick

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A Shiver of Light, by Laurell K. Hamilton, is the long-awaited (five years!) new installment in her Merry Gentry series, about a former faerie princess who has given up court life to be a private...
9 Indispensable Books for College Grads

9 Indispensable Books for College Grads

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It’s that time of year. All around the world, college grads are stepping out into the real world, squinting in the sunlight, and wondering “What NOW?!” While toaster ovens and...
5 More Books to Read Before They Come to a Theater Near You

5 More Books to Read Before They Come to a Theater Near You

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There’s nothing worse than going to a movie with a group of friends, only to come out of it and have the Debbie Downer of the group lecture the rest of you on why the book was better. The easy...
Celebrated Reading From The University of Iowa’s Nonfiction Writing Program

Celebrated Reading From The University of Iowa’s Nonfiction Writing Program

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“Iowa: Fields Of Opportunities” reads the sign that welcomes you, and the joke when I moved out there for graduate school was, Yeah, and nothing else. What else but corn and soy...