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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...
10 Literary Kids We’re Surprised Survived to Adulthood (And Some We’re Not Sure Actually Did)

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10 Literary Kids We’re Surprised Survived to Adulthood (And Some We’re Not Sure Actually Did)

While extremely difficult childhoods are an understandable conceit in novels (there’s nothing more boring than a healthy, happy upbringing),...
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...
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,...
What to Read Next if You Liked The Long Way Home, Percy Jackson’s Greek Gods, Mean Streak, The Secret Place, or The Magician’s Land

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What to Read Next if You Liked The Long Way Home, Percy Jackson’s Greek Gods, Mean Streak, The Secret Place, or The Magician’s Land

The Long Way Home, by Louise Penny, is the 10th volume in the best-selling mystery series featuring Armand Gamache, the (now former) head homicide...
What to Read Next If You Liked Paper Towns, The Goldfinch, Big Little Lies, In the Kingdom of Ice, or Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good

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What to Read Next If You Liked Paper Towns, The Goldfinch, Big Little Lies, In the Kingdom of Ice, or Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good

Paper Towns, by John Green, has practically everything you could want in a YA novel: a mystery, a revenge plot, an epic road trip, and unrequited love. I...
How to Get Over The Goldfinch

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How to Get Over The Goldfinch

Remember when Avatar came out and there was a time when people got so wholly absorbed in its astounding vibrancy that they just kept lurking around movie...
Eat, Drink, Read: Delightful Food & Drink Pairings for Your Next Book Club

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Eat, Drink, Read: Delightful Food & Drink Pairings for Your Next Book Club

In my experience, book clubs are as much about the food, wine, and camaraderie as they are about the books. Your friends may be well-read, but it’s...
Congratulations to The Goldfinch! And a Look Back at a Decade of Pulitzer Prize Winners

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Congratulations to The Goldfinch! And a Look Back at a Decade of Pulitzer Prize Winners

This week Donna Tartt’s novel The Goldfinch was awarded the 2014 Pulitzer Prize in fiction. The spellbinding story of a young boy who survives the tragic...
10 Kinds of Bad Behavior in Donna Tartt’s The Goldfinch

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10 Kinds of Bad Behavior in Donna Tartt’s The Goldfinch

There are two kinds of people in this world: those who enjoy a long book based on its content, and those who enjoy a long book simply because it’s...

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