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Can Reading Help the New York City Blues?

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Can Reading Help the New York City Blues?

Dear Literary Lady, I’ve grown weary of New York City over the years, but I’m trapped here because of work, family, and other obligations. What can I...
Telling it Slant: 10 Authors Who Experimented With Autobiography

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Telling it Slant: 10 Authors Who Experimented With Autobiography

Some people can sit down and write the story of their lives in a clear and straightforward fashion and be done. Other people, like New Yorker cartoonist...

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A Polar Bear Walks Into a Bar: 6 Talking Animals We’d Like to Grab a Drink With

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A Polar Bear Walks Into a Bar: 6 Talking Animals We’d Like to Grab a Drink With

You already know book nerds have 99 problems, but here’s one more: the strange, friend-alienating compulsion to have a pint with your favorite fictional...

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More Books to Make You Cry For Days

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More Books to Make You Cry For Days

My public library just notified me that two recent YA insta-classics, Eleanor & Park and The Fault in Our Stars, are waiting for me on the hold shelf....

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Our Favorite Talking Animals in Fiction

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Our Favorite Talking Animals in Fiction

Can you imagine a world without animals? Would you even want to live in it? That’s the question raised in Piers Torday’s The Last Wild. Out...

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Our 7 Favorite Fictional Mice

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Our 7 Favorite Fictional Mice

Mice may be small in stature, but they figure mightily in our collective imaginations. Take a few moments to recall your favorite mice in literature, and...

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8 Fictional Cats We Love

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8 Fictional Cats We Love

The only thing better than a good book is a good book featuring a famous feline. Well, that and curling up to read with a snuggly blanket and way too much...

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7 Books That Might Make You A Vegetarian

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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...

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