25 Modern Classic Must-Reads

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    25 Modern Classic Must-Reads

    This list of essential titles has something for everyone.

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    The Road to Independence: 7 Revolutionary War Books

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    The Road to Independence: 7 Revolutionary War Books

    Historians, journalists, and bestselling novelists explore the conflict that led to the birth of an independent nation.

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    7 Books to Read Based On Your Mood 

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    7 Books to Read Based On Your Mood 

    Find the perfect read, according to how you're feeling.

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    11 Must-Read Feminist Books from the Past 100 Years

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    5 Unforgettable Books on the Korean War

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    5 Unforgettable Books on the Korean War

    The devastatingly bloody war deserves its place in history.

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    Food for the Soul: 10 Best Culinary Memoirs

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    Food for the Soul: 10 Best Culinary Memoirs

    Feast on these delicious and inspiring reads.

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    19 Books to Read by Jewish Authors

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    19 Books to Read by Jewish Authors

    From Michael Chabon to Erica Jong, here are some of our favorite books by Jewish authors.

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    Keep Calm and Read On: 6 Novels for Anglophiles

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    Keep Calm and Read On: 6 Novels for Anglophiles

    Lie back (with a book) and think of England.

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    6 Genre-Bending Books by Stephen King

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    6 Genre-Bending Books by Stephen King

    Nobody puts the "master of horror" in the corner.

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    Hello, Old Friends: 10 Books That Look Like Your Childhood

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    Hello, Old Friends: 10 Books That Look Like Your Childhood

    These classics were there through thick and thin.

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    Pearl Buck’s Historical Fiction Novels

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    Pearl Buck’s Historical Fiction Novels

    Forbidden love. Feminism. East vs. West. Welcome to the World of Pearl S. Buck.

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    Who Wrote It: Anne Sexton or Sylvia Plath?

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    Who Wrote It: Anne Sexton or Sylvia Plath?

    Take our quiz to test your knowledge of the famous poets' work.

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    Read the Best Business Books in 30 Minutes

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    8 Books for Bachelor and Bachelorette Fans

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    8 Books for Bachelor and Bachelorette Fans

    After the final rose, you'll need something to read.

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    Book Summaries of Bestselling Nonfiction Titles

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    11 Favorite Robert Munsch Books for Children

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    11 Favorite Robert Munsch Books for Children

    Our top picks by the bestselling author of "Love You Forever."

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    15 Psychological Thriller Books That Mess with Your Head

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    Patricia Wentworth: An Introduction and Series Guide

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    13 Books Like <i>The Girl on the Train</i>

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    13 Books Like The Girl on the Train

    Psychological Suspense Books that Will Have You Questioning Everything

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    9 Books to Read While You Wait for the Next Season of Game of Thrones

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    9 Books to Read While You Wait for the Next Season of Game of Thrones

    These epic fantasy reads will help ease your Westeros withdrawal.

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    12 Enchanting Regency Romance Novels 

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    8 Novels Inspired by the <em>Odyssey</em>

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    8 Novels Inspired by the Odyssey

    Odysseus’ epic adventure sparked ideas in the minds of James Joyce, William Faulkner, and more.

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    7 Artist Biographies That Will Change Your World View

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    7 Artist Biographies That Will Change Your World View

    These artists laid the foundation for their craft, and had incredibly fascinating lives.

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    12 ‘Better Book Titles’ That Are Totally Accurate

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    12 ‘Better Book Titles’ That Are Totally Accurate

    These titles say what we’re all really thinking ...

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    Bottoms Up! 10 Literary Inspired Cocktails

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    Bottoms Up! 10 Literary Inspired Cocktails

    Toast your favorite stories with these clever cocktails.

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    10 Books to Inspire Recent Grads

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    10 Books to Inspire Recent Grads

    The perfect welcome to the real world.

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    10 Love Stories That Will Make You Ugly Cry

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    7 Classic Summer Reads

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    7 Classic Summer Reads

    Longer days mean more time to devour those hefty classics.

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    9 Gorgeous Quotes from the Journals of John Cheever

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    FLOTUS Power: 6 Books on Kick-Ass First Ladies

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    FLOTUS Power: 6 Books on Kick-Ass First Ladies

    These First Ladies were leaders in their own right.

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    Nora Ephron’s Favorite Books

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    Nora Ephron’s Favorite Books

    The late writer was, of course, very fond of Austen's work.

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    Laurie Colwin: Alone in the Kitchen with an Eggplant

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    Laurie Colwin: Alone in the Kitchen with an Eggplant

    Laurie Colwin on one of life's greatest pleasures: dinner alone.

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    5 Fantastic Books for Eddie Redmayne Fans

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    5 Fantastic Books for Eddie Redmayne Fans

    If you can't get enough of this charming (and talented) English actor ...

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    All I Have is a Voice: 12 Epic World War II Novels

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    All I Have is a Voice: 12 Epic World War II Novels

    Celebrate the anniversary of Victory Day with these moving WWII novels.

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    Summer Stack: 5 New Sizzling Beach Reads

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    Summer Stack: 5 New Sizzling Beach Reads

    This is the kind of summer reading you want to do.

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    The Good Death: 5 Moving Books on Death and Grief

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    You Know Nothing Jon Snow: 8 Reasons Why You Should Watch <i>Game of Thrones</i>

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    You Know Nothing Jon Snow: 8 Reasons Why You Should Watch Game of Thrones

    Forget Jon Snow ... these women are the real drama behind Game of Thrones.

    by Jessica Ferri

    Happy Birthday Shakespeare: 17 Best Shakespeare Movies

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    Happy Birthday Shakespeare: 17 Best Shakespeare Movies

    "Well, I think I remember Mel Gibson correctly, and he didn't say that."

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    The Laborious Birth of <i>Jane Eyre</i>

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    The Laborious Birth of Jane Eyre

    Discover the true story behind Jane Eyre in Juliet Barker's astounding biography, The Brontës.

    by Jessica Ferri

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