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10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Infinite Jest

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10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Infinite Jest

Just over twenty years ago, David Foster Wallace published his best-known and most frustrating novel, Infinite Jest. It’s a big (very big), bold, complex...
6 Famous Novels That Don’t Have an Ending

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6 Famous Novels That Don’t Have an Ending

If you tried to write a novel last month, you know how difficult it can be. Just finishing a book—no matter how long it takes you—is quite an...
8 Books About Technology Run Amok

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8 Books About Technology Run Amok

Technology is here to stay. Anyone who imagines they retain the basic survival skills of their forebears has never lived through an extended blackout,...
6 Novels That Can Teach You Real-Life Skills

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6 Novels That Can Teach You Real-Life Skills

We all know you can learn a lot from reading fiction—about other cultures and time periods, about lifestyles and philosophies foreign to you. Reading...
A Book for Every Relative at Your Thanksgiving Table

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A Book for Every Relative at Your Thanksgiving Table

Thanksgiving is upon us, which means now’s the time to dredge up all the patience and calm you have buried in your tired soul and bring it to the...
10 Books You Should Finally Read in 2015

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10 Books You Should Finally Read in 2015

Life’s not getting any easier—and neither are these books. While there’s nothing wrong with reading a brisk spy novel or a weepy romance or a horror...
5 Long Books that Deserve their Own Movie Series

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5 Long Books that Deserve their Own Movie Series

Good books sometimes get turned into movies. And good long books (The Hobbit, I’m looking at you), or good books that are especially action-packed...
Four Brain-Bending Doorstoppers that Will Challenge, Intrigue, and Possibly Break You

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Four Brain-Bending Doorstoppers that Will Challenge, Intrigue, and Possibly Break You

If you’re like me, you spent some variable period of time in your youth thinking you were smart, perhaps even some sort of unrecognized genius. And then...
5 Books that Contain Amazing Self-Contained Scenes

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5 Books that Contain Amazing Self-Contained Scenes

A great book is more than the sum of its parts—there’s always something you can’t quite put your finger on that elevates a book to a work of art...
10 Books You Must Read If You Love Sriracha

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10 Books You Must Read If You Love Sriracha

Sriracha-lovers are a special breed. They are often wild, adventurous risk-takers and extremists. They’re a fun people. They’re foodies, but...
7 of the Most Memorable Long Sentences In Lit

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7 of the Most Memorable Long Sentences In Lit

Literature is full of stunning examples of looooooooooong sentences, both properly punctuated and not (ahem…John Updike). For example, there’s...

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