10 Must-Read Books by Iconic Black Authors

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    10 Must-Read Books by Iconic Black Authors

    Pick up the novels that changed how we read, what we read, and who we read.

    by Olivia Mason

    The Absurd Meets Reality in This Darkly Humorous Story Collection

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    The Absurd Meets Reality in This Darkly Humorous Story Collection

    The titular story in Julia Slavin's collection, "The Woman Who Cut Off Her Leg at the Maidstone Club," is a wacky satire of elitism.

    by Olivia Mason

    Another Margaret Atwood Adaptation is in the Works

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    Another Margaret Atwood Adaptation is in the Works

    Paramount TV has acquired the rights to the MaddAddam Trilogy, a dystopian series by "The Handmaid's Tale" author.

    by Olivia Mason

    13 Books Our Favorite Celebrities Love

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    7 Wartime Books That Tell Stories of Life on the Home Front

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    7 Wartime Books That Tell Stories of Life on the Home Front

    The home front can be just as perilous as the front lines.

    by Olivia Mason

    We Can't Stop Watching the New <em>Red Sparrow</em> Trailer

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    We Can't Stop Watching the New Red Sparrow Trailer

    The film adaptation of Jason Matthews' spy thriller is set to release on March 2, 2018.

    by Olivia Mason

    7 Donald Trump Books Written By Authors from Both Sides

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    7 Donald Trump Books Written By Authors from Both Sides

    Orange-faced ogre, or the savior of our country? Opinions vary...vastly.

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    The Best Books You Read in 2017

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    The Best Books You Read in 2017

    It may have been a crazy year, but at least we read crazy-good books.

    by Olivia Mason

    20 of the Best <em>New York Times</em> Notable Books

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    20 of the Best New York Times Notable Books

    With the announcement of 2017's Notable Books, we look back on previous honorees that still deserve the spotlight.

    by Olivia Mason

    A White Lie Becomes an Act of Charity in the Witty &quot;Uggs for Gaza&quot;

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    A White Lie Becomes an Act of Charity in the Witty "Uggs for Gaza"

    In the titular story of his collection, Gordon Haber examines identity with a sense of humor.

    by Olivia Mason

    13 Novels That’ll Take You Back to School

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    13 Novels That’ll Take You Back to School

    Hit the books and dive into the crazy world of academia.

    by Olivia Mason

    Gloria Steinem Biopic Will Bring the Icon's Memoir to Life

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    Gloria Steinem Biopic Will Bring the Icon's Memoir to Life

    Oscar-winning actress Julianne Moore is set to star in an upcoming adaptation of Steinem's "My Life on the Road."

    by Olivia Mason

    Introducing the 2017 National Book Award Winners

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    Introducing the 2017 National Book Award Winners

    A searing history of Russia, family dramas, and more nab the coveted literary prize.

    by Olivia Mason

    9 Books for Fans of <em>Murder on the Orient Express</em>

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    <em>Anne of Green Gables</em> Returns to PBS in <em>The Good Stars</em> 

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    Anne of Green Gables Returns to PBS in The Good Stars 

    This Thanksgiving, a more grown-up Anne faces more grown-up challenges.

    by Olivia Mason

    Ralph Ellison's <em>Invisible Man</em> is Headed to Hulu

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    Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man is Headed to Hulu

    The modern classic follows "The Handmaid's Tale" as the streaming network's next socially-resonant adaptation.

    by Olivia Mason

    7 Thrilling World War II Spy Novels

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    7 Thrilling World War II Spy Novels

    These spies have what it takes to deceive even the most perceptive.

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    8 Captivating Detective Novels You Won't Want to Put Down

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    8 Captivating Detective Novels You Won't Want to Put Down

    Our favorite superpower? Deductive reasoning.

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    Laying the Conspiracy Theories to Rest: The Assassination of JFK

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    Laying the Conspiracy Theories to Rest: The Assassination of JFK

    In "Case Closed," award-winning journalist Gerald Posner recounts what truly happened on that fateful day in November 1963.

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    24 Joan Didion Quotes That Strike a Nerve

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    24 Joan Didion Quotes That Strike a Nerve

    Words of wisdom from one of the 20th century's greatest American writers.

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    Family and Fireflies: Anecdotes from the Real-Life Durrell Family

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    Family and Fireflies: Anecdotes from the Real-Life Durrell Family

    An excerpt from the memoir by Gerald Durrell that inspired the PBS hit, "The Durrells in Corfu."

    by Olivia Mason

    George Saunders Wins 2017 Man Booker Prize for <em>Lincoln in the Bardo</em>

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    George Saunders Wins 2017 Man Booker Prize for Lincoln in the Bardo

    Saunders is one of just two Americans who have nabbed the UK's top literary prize.

    by Olivia Mason

    Get Ready for a Joan Didion Documentary with the Brand New Trailer

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    Get Ready for a Joan Didion Documentary with the Brand New Trailer

    Get the scoop on “Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold."

    by Olivia Mason

    10 Unforgettable Vietnam War Books

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    10 Unforgettable Vietnam War Books

    Go beyond Ken Burns' documentary and discover the landmark memoirs and bestselling novels of the Vietnam War.

    by Olivia Mason

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