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Yelena Akhtiorskaya on the 4 Books She Loves Ferociously
For this list of favorite books, the author of "Panic in a Suitcase" isn't afraid to get in your face.
Sophie McManus on 7 Great Books Born from “Catastrophes”
The author of "The Unfortunates" on how life's hardest moments can make for stories "too rigorous and beautiful to be anything but electrifying."
Sarah Hepola: My 5 Favorite Books on Addiction
Essential reading selected by the author of "Blackout"....
Marian Palaia at War’s Perimeter
The author of "The Given World" picks six war stories of brutality, humor, and beauty.
The actress and memoirist on her favorite books -- including one that hits particularly close to home.
Tom Robbins Wants to Pop Your Piñata
The author of "Tibetan Peach Pie" on authors whose "words themselves can be as thrilling or transportive as any narrative."
Jacob Rubin: Guided by Voices
The author of "The Poser" on stories which find the "soul of the teller revealed through language".
Mary Norris: On the Job
A reading list of great books about work, from the author of "Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen".
Will Harlan: Voices of the Wild
A Discover Great New Writers Award finalist on the "stories that reconnect us to the natural world."
Bryce Andrews: Harsh Terrain
2014's Discover Award Winner for Nonfiction on his favorite stories of engagement with the natural world.
Keegan Allen: The Photographers Who Have Influenced Me
The actor on the artists who've influenced his own camera work, now captured in his alluring new book.
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Kristin Hannah: The Nightingale
Acclaimed author Kristin Hannah on her reasons for writing her latest novel, a World War II story of sisterhood, escape, and romance....