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10 Breakout Debut Authors Who Made Us Wait for Their Next Book

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10 Breakout Debut Authors Who Made Us Wait for Their Next Book

As much as we romanticize authors, it’s easy to forget that writing books is a profession for most—both a creative calling and a way to pay the...
10 Books That Will Make You Smarter in Every Way

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10 Books That Will Make You Smarter in Every Way

According to famed psychologist Howard Gardner, there is not one measure of intelligence, but nine: Spatial, Naturalist, Musical, Logical-Mathematical,...
5 Novels Whose First Drafts Were Scrapped Entirely

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5 Novels Whose First Drafts Were Scrapped Entirely

When a book has been celebrated as a classic for years, it can be difficult to remember that it was once just a rough draft unspooling from the mind of its...
5 Reasons Go Set a Watchman Is the Ideal Gift for Everyone This Holiday Season

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5 Reasons Go Set a Watchman Is the Ideal Gift for Everyone This Holiday Season

The dust has settled, the think pieces have been written, the novel remains at the top of the bestseller lists, and one thing is very clear: Go Set a...
Change Comes to Maycomb in Harper Lee’s Must-Read Go Set a Watchman

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Change Comes to Maycomb in Harper Lee’s Must-Read Go Set a Watchman

By now we all know the origin story of To Kill a Mockingbird: an editor read Harper Lee’s manuscript for Go Set a Watchman, was most drawn to the...
11 Ways to Celebrate the Release of Go Set a Watchman

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11 Ways to Celebrate the Release of Go Set a Watchman

Ever since the announcement that a new book by Harper Lee would hit shelves in July, readers everywhere have been holding their collective breath,...
Our Favorite Lines from To Kill a Mockingbird

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Our Favorite Lines from To Kill a Mockingbird

Why are quotations so important to us? Is it because we feel less alone when we encounter an author who’s a kindred spirit? Is it because books are...
July 14: Go Set a Watchman Goes On Sale

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July 14: Go Set a Watchman Goes On Sale

On July 14, Go Set a Watchman goes on sale! Visit our Cafe stores from 7am to 10am and get a free tall coffee with your purchase of Go Set a...
July 13: To Kill a Mockingbird Read-a-Thon

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July 13: To Kill a Mockingbird Read-a-Thon

On July 13, we’re hosting a unique and exciting event: all Barnes &Noble stores nationwide will read To Kill a Mockingbird aloud from start to...
14 Things You Didn’t Know About Harper Lee and Truman Capote’s Friendship

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14 Things You Didn’t Know About Harper Lee and Truman Capote’s Friendship

Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald, Kingsley Amis and Philip Larkin, C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien, Mary Shelley and Lord Byron—the history of...
12 Things You Didn’t Know About Harper Lee

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12 Things You Didn’t Know About Harper Lee

It’s interesting that Harper Lee, author of the Pulitzer prize-winning To Kill a Mockingbird and the soon-to-be released Go Set a Watchman, is...
10 Famous Authors on To Kill Mockingbird

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10 Famous Authors on To Kill Mockingbird

Harper Lee’s fans are legion, and famous authors number among them. Those who love her admire her writing style, her dimensional and deeply moral...

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