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These 20 Books Are Absolute Dorm Room Essentials

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These 20 Books Are Absolute Dorm Room Essentials

So you’re headed off to college in the fall. Congratulations! It’s going to be both a lot of work and a tremendous karmic shift! You’ll...
5 Reasons I’ve Read The Goldfinch So Many Times

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5 Reasons I’ve Read The Goldfinch So Many Times

The rare Pulitzer Prize-winner that was also a smash commercial hit, Donna Tartt’s 2013 opus The Goldfinch is one for the ages. Almost a young adult...
5 Terrific Novels About Art and Artists

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5 Terrific Novels About Art and Artists

Whenever I hear a novel is about art or artists, I gravitate toward it, because something about that focus on art seems to free fiction writers from their...
Totally Mad for Southern Gothic? Five Books You’ve Got to Read.

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Totally Mad for Southern Gothic? Five Books You’ve Got to Read.

I grew up in Colorado and went to college in Indiana, and yet somehow all of my favorite English teachers were from the South. They taught me to relish...
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...
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,...
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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