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5 Books That Give You That Back-To-School Feeling
Fresh pencils, shiny shoes, and stuffed backpacks might not be enough to get you in the back-to-school mood, especially if your semester—or your...
Five Overlooked Books It’s Impossible Not to Love
If only every worthy book hit bookstores with trumpets heralding its arrival. These days, a lot of great books, especially those from small presses, are...
Authors with Crazier than Fiction Personal Lives
One clichéd writerly image is that of a drunken, perhaps insane, party animal who somehow occasionally overcomes his or her hangover and delusions long...
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7 Great Reads by Mexican American Authors for Cinco de Mayo
If you’ve already laid in a supply of guacamole and stocked up on tequila for your Cinco de Mayo celebrations, may I suggest a more meaningful way to...
5 Baseball Books Full of Wonder, Defeat, and Triumph for Opening Day
Even if the flowers are blooming and the birds are back, for some of us it just doesn’t feel like spring until baseball’s opening day. And what...
5 Basketball Reads for March Madness
When March Madness begins, college basketball fans might not think they’ll have much time to read. But in its waning days, perhaps your alma mater...
5 Great Books that Started Out as Magazine Serials
You’ve definitely read a book that was first published serially, even though you may not know it. The Picture of Dorian Gray, A Farewell To Arms, All...
Novels Set in Just One Place
You know what’s easy? Writing a big, sprawling, generation-spanning, globe-hopping novel. Sweeping? Sweeping is child’s play, Leo Tolstoy....
A Cover Moves From Twine to the Ocean
Family Circle calls Nichole Bernier‘s debut novel a “smart, bittersweet tale [that] brilliantly captures what it means to be a mom, wife and...
5 Things We Desperately Hope Clarissa Will Explain in Her New Book
Hark, what’s that sound? It’s Clarissa Darling slowly thawing from her pop-culture carbon freeze! Everybody’s favorite denim-clad...
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...