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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 Novels in Which Music Is a Character

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5 Novels in Which Music Is a Character

Music—varied and endless—is such a part of our lives, most of us barely notice its presence on a conscious level. In our earbuds, in our cars, at home,...
Michael Chabon Enchants with Moonglow

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Michael Chabon Enchants with Moonglow

It’s unusual for an author to cheerfully refer to his own 400+ page novel as a “pack of lies,” as Chabon does in the Acknowledgements section of his...
Get Ready for National Novel Writing Month with 5 Fictional Authors

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Get Ready for National Novel Writing Month with 5 Fictional Authors

It’s that time of year again, the magical, horrible month when authors, aspiring and otherwise, attempt to write an entire novel in 3o days. Some do...
November’s Best New Fiction

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November’s Best New Fiction

It’s November, and some delicious dramas are headed for the fiction shelf, along with everygirl allegories and nostalgia trips from heavy hitters. Anne...
5 Books That Give You That Back-To-School Feeling

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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...
Inside Baseball: Five Novels Where Making the Main Character a Writer Worked

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Inside Baseball: Five Novels Where Making the Main Character a Writer Worked

If there’s great big red flag in fiction, it’s making your main character a writer. Making him not just a writer but a novelist is a flag so big and...
5 Oddball Detective Books That Are Made of Awesome

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5 Oddball Detective Books That Are Made of Awesome

If you’ve been conscious at any time in the last century or so, you’re familiar with private detective tropes: the hardboiled operator who’s as quick...
The Top 5 Author Cameos on The Simpsons

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The Top 5 Author Cameos on The Simpsons

There’s no TV show quite as quoted or as quotable as The Simpsons, the evergreen Fox animated sitcom that’s been on television since George...
What to Read Next if You Liked A Discovery of Witches, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, Insurgent, A Game of Thrones, or America

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What to Read Next if You Liked A Discovery of Witches, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, Insurgent, A Game of Thrones, or America

A Discovery of Witches, by Deborah Harkness, offers readers many pleasures, not the least among them a plot-driving quest to discover ancient hidden...
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 Beach Books Perfect For a Summer Escape

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10 Beach Books Perfect For a Summer Escape

We’re already in the heat of July, and if there’s one thing I’ve learned about summer, it’s that if you don’t take care to plan some fun...

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