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Escape Your Everyday with These Book Haul Adventures from Around the Globe
Whether you’re bundling up against a chill wind or experiencing a flicker of spring, these books offer a perfect escape—and you can nab them for 50...
10 Can’t-Miss Fiction Reads for Fall
Beach reads are fun, but when the air turns crisp, many of us look forward to the rush of literary fiction hitting bookstores. Here are ten books to savor...
The Season’s Most Exciting Literary Fiction
Fire-colored leaves on the sidewalk, Oscar contenders in theaters, and pumpkin spice everything are nice, but if you’re a book lover, there’s...
5 Novels That Mess with Time
Some readers like novels that tell a story in a straightforward, chronological fashion, but some of us are thrilled when a novel takes us on an unexpected...
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My 10 Favorite Classics About Growing Older and Wiser: A Guest Post from
Author Anna Quindlen
Miller’s Valley, Anna Quindlen’s new novel, is a searching coming-of-age story centered on science-minded Mimi Miller, aged 11 at the...
Genius Is a Gift And a Curse In
A Doubter’s Almanac
America has long been fascinated with geniuses, both real and fictional. Oscar-winning films like Good Will Hunting and A Beautiful Mind, the recent...
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6 Literary Fiction Novels Invaded by Mythical Creatures
Some readers grow up relishing stories about fantastical creatures, and then set such books aside for more realistic reads when they’re adults. But...
The Time Traveler’s Wife
and the Rise Of The Literary Hybrid
I will never forget the two days I lost to the astonishing novel The Time Traveler’s Wife, by Audrey Niffenegger, in which an artist falls in love with a...
6 Literary Genre Benders We Can’t Resist
Whoever said less is more wasn’t much of a literature buff. When it comes to a good read, why stop at just the one genre? After all, there are so...
Great Writing + Great Story = Beach Bliss
Sometimes you want your beach reads as light and fluffy as the foam atop a piña colada. And sometimes you want something with a little more heft, a book...
What to Read Next if You Loved Gone Girl
With a taut, twisty plot that has the uninitiated screaming “no spoilers!” and a stellar film adaptation that hit the big screen last fall,...
The Laughing Monsters
, a Spy Novel for the 21st Century
If you’re looking for a quick, edge-of-your-seat, can’t-put-it-down read, pick up National Book Award winner Denis Johnson’s newest novel, The...