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The Summer Beach Read IQ Test

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The Summer Beach Read IQ Test

The best beach reads feel like a cross between a drowsy nap after a champagne brunch with your girlfriends, and a galloping cross-continental bullet-train...
Three Things You Missed When You Read The Goldfinch

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Three Things You Missed When You Read The Goldfinch

In the immortal words of Taylor Swift, “Haters gonna hate hate hate,” which can translate into a bloody-minded contrariness when it comes to...
6 Books in Which the Parents are MIA

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6 Books in Which the Parents are MIA

Parents complicate things. They force you to change clothes, insist you come home before curfew, and demand to meet the people you’re heading out with...
Spotlight on the Elusive and Brilliant Donna Tartt

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Spotlight on the Elusive and Brilliant Donna Tartt

Donna Tartt might be one of America’s most mysterious contemporary fiction writers. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author rarely gives interviews, and when...

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More Books to Read if You Loved Gone Girl

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More Books to Read if You Loved Gone Girl

So, you read Gone Girl in one white-knuckled sitting. Then, in no time flat, you tore through our previous suggested list of novels to fill the Gone...
5 Supporting Characters who Deserve Their Own Books

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5 Supporting Characters who Deserve Their Own Books

Pity the literary supporting character. Unlike television, which has never met a minor supporting character it doesn’t want to parlay into an uneven,...

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A Definitive List of Books for All Vacation Occasions

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A Definitive List of Books for All Vacation Occasions

It’s already July 23, and we need to have a talk: Have you taken a summer vacation yet? Seriously…have you? For real, Americans are notorious for...
10 Characters Who Ended Up With The Wrong People

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10 Characters Who Ended Up With The Wrong People

Very often we turn to books for the satisfaction of a love story well told. If it’s done right, we get all swoony, clutch the tomes to our winsome...

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How to Get Over The Goldfinch

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How to Get Over The Goldfinch

Remember when Avatar came out and there was a time when people got so wholly absorbed in its astounding vibrancy that they just kept lurking around movie...

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Eat, Drink, Read: Delightful Food & Drink Pairings for Your Next Book Club

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Eat, Drink, Read: Delightful Food & Drink Pairings for Your Next Book Club

In my experience, book clubs are as much about the food, wine, and camaraderie as they are about the books. Your friends may be well-read, but it’s...
5 Big Families in Fiction

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5 Big Families in Fiction

We, the members of large families, are a rare bunch. People just don’t have as many kids as they used to, and this has made big families exotic...

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The Best Books to Buy Everyone On Your Holiday Shopping List

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The Best Books to Buy Everyone On Your Holiday Shopping List

Throughout the holiday season, we’re gathering books that make the perfect gifts for everyone on your list—from your mother and the teen in your life...

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