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NONFICTION

7 Claims in Grain Brain That Will Blow You Away

7 Claims in Grain Brain That Will Blow You Away

Are carbs slowly destroying our brain? Renowned neurologist David Perlmutter thinks so, and he’d like to explain why in his comprehensive New York Times best seller, Grain Brain. While devouring this absorbing, 300-page nutritional odyssey, two points became abundantly clear: whoever […]

by × May 1, 2014 ×

ADVENTURE STORIES

4 Gripping Nonfiction Adventure Books You Won’t Be Able to Put Down

4 Gripping Nonfiction Adventure Books You Won’t Be Able to Put Down

Adventure books are pretty much guaranteed to provide a gripping narrative, full of action, danger, and the unknown—and they’re also the type of books that readers tend to tear through at a breakneck pace, unable to resist turning the pages till […]

by × March 17, 2014 ×

FILM HISTORY

Essential Reading for Film Fans: Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War

Essential Reading for Film Fans: Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War

Watching as the legendary Sidney Poitier walked across the stage at the Oscars last night to present an award 50 years after he took home his own historic statuette, the first ever Best Actor award given to an African American, […]

by × March 3, 2014 ×

THE FUTURE

The Sixth Extinction: A Scary, Revelatory Read

The Sixth Extinction: A Scary, Revelatory Read

In the history of the world (as far as we know) there have been five major extinctions, with smaller extinctions peppered throughout. Elizabeth Kolbert’s new book, The Sixth Extinction, explores not only evidence of these past die outs, but telltale […]

by × February 25, 2014 ×

ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK

7 Books to Read While You Wait for Season 2 of Orange Is The New Black

7 Books to Read While You Wait for Season 2 of Orange Is The New Black

You guys. Get your Netflix all nice and warmed up and buy it something caffeinated, because before you know it, the second season of Orange Is The New Black will be back, and that poor media platform will be up […]

by × February 21, 2014 ×

SCIENCE

Mind Control, Brain Mapping, and Beyond: Michio Kaku’s The Future of The Mind

Mind Control, Brain Mapping, and Beyond: Michio Kaku’s The Future of The Mind

In case you haven’t heard: the future is now, and Michio Kaku’s new book, The Future of the Mind, more or less proves it. If you’re familiar with Oliver Sacks’ work, this book is your next stop. While not nearly as […]

by × February 19, 2014 ×

TELL-ALLS

Bid Farewell to Jay Leno by Revisiting The War for Late Night (and 5 More Juicy TV Tell-Alls)

Bid Farewell to Jay Leno by Revisiting The War for Late Night (and 5 More Juicy TV Tell-Alls)

Tonight is a momentous occasion in the annals of late night TV history: after 22 years, Jay Leno is stepping down as the host of The Tonight Show. Again. For serious this time. Probably. Of course, that’s what we all […]

by × February 6, 2014 ×

THE B&N BOOKSHELF

4 Books That Will Make You Glad You’re Alive Right Now

4 Books That Will Make You Glad You’re Alive Right Now

It can be easy to wish you lived in a more innocent, pre-Snapchatting/live-tweeting/reality TV–watching time, and even easier to find a book that will take you there. But once you’re hanging with the Bennets, or working with the peasants alongside […]

by × February 4, 2014 ×

AUDIOBOOKS

6 Books That Are Even Better as Audiobooks

6 Books That Are Even Better as Audiobooks

Whether you’re driving, walking, doing mindless busywork, or just don’t feel like carrying around something larger than an MP3 player, sometimes an audio book can be your best friend. But not all print books transition well to audio format: sometimes […]

by × January 24, 2014 ×