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In-Flight Entertainment: 8 Books to Read on a Plane

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In-Flight Entertainment: 8 Books to Read on a Plane

Flying is so much better when you have a book to keep you company.

by Olivia Mason

17 Literary Costumes That'll Be a Hit With All Your Bookish Friends

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17 Literary Costumes That'll Be a Hit With All Your Bookish Friends

Dress to impress, and you'll be the talk of your Halloween party.

by Olivia Mason

The Best Audiobooks to Listen to on Your iPhone Right Now

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The Best Audiobooks to Listen to on Your iPhone Right Now

There's always time to treat yourself—and your ears—to a great story.

by Olivia Mason

8 Space Books to Read Before You See <em>First Man</em>

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8 Space Books to Read Before You See First Man

Go up, up, and away into the far reaches of the universe.

by Olivia Mason

Graham Greene, Charles Belfoure, and More: 8 Literary Mystery Books

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9 Fall Books to Curl Up With on a Crisp Day

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9 Fall Books to Curl Up With on a Crisp Day

Celebrate our favorite season in the best way possible: curled up in a reading chair.

by Olivia Mason

9 Book Club Books and Wines to Go With Them

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9 Book Club Books and Wines to Go With Them

Because no reading discussion is complete without a glass (or three) of vino.

by Olivia Mason

10 Psychological Suspense Books That'll Keep You Up All Night

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10 Psychological Suspense Books That'll Keep You Up All Night

Say "goodbye" to sleep, and "hello" to your next great read.

by Olivia Mason

9 Must-Reads for Fans of <em>Poldark</em>

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9 Must-Reads for Fans of Poldark

Cornwall calling! Indulge your Poldark fever with sweeping historical fiction novels.

by Olivia Mason

10 Books About Books for the Devoted Bibliophile

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10 Books About Books for the Devoted Bibliophile

Say it loud and proud: "I am a bookworm."

by Olivia Mason

Patricia Wentworth: An Introduction and Mystery Series Guide

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Patricia Wentworth: An Introduction and Mystery Series Guide

Consider your post-Agatha Christie slump solved.

by Olivia Mason

The Best Books You've Read This Summer

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The Best Books You've Read This Summer

Here's what you've been reading (and loving!) under the sun.

by Olivia Mason

New Trailer Offers First Look at <em>Bel Canto</em>

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New Trailer Offers First Look at Bel Canto

Julianne Moore and Ken Watanabe star in the adaptation of Ann Patchett's novel based on the Lima hostage crisis.

by Olivia Mason

&quot;Slouching Towards Bethlehem&quot;: Joan Didion's Iconic Essay on 1960s Subculture

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"Slouching Towards Bethlehem": Joan Didion's Iconic Essay on 1960s Subculture

The 1967 piece on San Francisco hippies is included in the critically-acclaimed collection of the same name.

by Olivia Mason

9 Books Like <em>Outlander</em> That'll Give You All the Feels

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9 Books Like Outlander That'll Give You All the Feels

Here's what to read when you're missing Jamie and Claire.

by Olivia Mason

PBS' <em>Man In An Orange Shirt</em> is a Heartbreaking Study of Love, Shame, and Suppressed Desire

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PBS' Man In An Orange Shirt is a Heartbreaking Study of Love, Shame, and Suppressed Desire

Partly inspired by his father's secret past, author Patrick Gale has written a powerful, multi-generational gay love story for the small screen.

by Olivia Mason

11 Charming Lord Peter Wimsey Books by Dorothy Sayers

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11 Charming Lord Peter Wimsey Books by Dorothy Sayers

The debonair sleuth charms everyone who comes his way—including generations of mystery readers.

by Olivia Mason

Anne Frank and Her Life in the Secret Annex

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Anne Frank and Her Life in the Secret Annex

A book published by the Anne Frank House profiles the Secret Annex—the Frank family's two-year hideout—and the famous diarist's life inside.

by Olivia Mason

A Mother Can't Escape Her Past in This Drama by <em>Euphoria</em> Author Lily King

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A Mother Can't Escape Her Past in This Drama by Euphoria Author Lily King

In The English Teacher, a dark secret drives a wedge between Vida Avery and her new family.

by Olivia Mason

5 Must-Read Carson McCullers Books

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5 Must-Read Carson McCullers Books

Throughout her career, the author of The Heart is a Lonely Hunter showed a deep empathy for, and understanding of, the outsider.

by Olivia Mason

15 Problems Unique to Book Lovers

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15 Problems Unique to Book Lovers

Being a bibliophile comes with its own set of issues.

by Olivia Mason

7 Books by Master Storyteller John Jakes

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7 Books by Master Storyteller John Jakes

The New York Times bestselling author is behind some of the most beloved family sagas, in addition to sword and sorcery tales.

by Olivia Mason

Spanning Decades: 10 Historical Mystery Books 

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Spanning Decades: 10 Historical Mystery Books 

Go on a wild journey through time and crime.

by Olivia Mason

8 Books Set in Old Hollywood

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6 Rachel Carson Books That Will Make You See the World With New Eyes

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6 Rachel Carson Books That Will Make You See the World With New Eyes

Through writing and research, the legendary conservationist shaped our modern perspective of the environment.

by Olivia Mason

<em>Looking Back</em>: Joyce Maynard on Her Career-Launching Essay and Relationship With J.D. Salinger

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Looking Back: Joyce Maynard on Her Career-Launching Essay and Relationship With J.D. Salinger

Joyce Maynard's 1972 essay captured life in 1960s America—and the attention of one of the world's most enigmatic icons.

by Olivia Mason

How Edward Gorey Helped Revolutionize the Publishing Industry

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How Edward Gorey Helped Revolutionize the Publishing Industry

As a cover designer for Doubleday Anchor, the famed illustrator played a part in the roll-out of the "trade paperback."

by Olivia Mason

Lifetime's <em>You </em>Looks Just As Creepy As Its Source Material

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Lifetime's You Looks Just As Creepy As Its Source Material

Watch the trailer for the adaptation of Caroline Kepnes' psychological thriller, which hits the small screen this fall.

by Olivia Mason

The 19 Books That Changed Joan Didion's Life

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The 19 Books That Changed Joan Didion's Life

The author of The Year of Magical Thinking cites old classics and 20th century masterpieces as inspiration for her own work.

by Olivia Mason

6 Eye-Opening Books About Autism 

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6 Eye-Opening Books About Autism 

These memoirs, novels, and nonfiction accounts remind us that autism isn't a disorder, but a difference.

by Olivia Mason

E.R. Braithwaite Wrangles Unruly High School Students in <em>To Sir, With Love</em>

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E.R. Braithwaite Wrangles Unruly High School Students in To Sir, With Love

By treating his students as equals, a schoolteacher creates a unique bond with his class.

by Olivia Mason

Viola Davis Pens New Adventure for Corduroy the Bear

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Viola Davis Pens New Adventure for Corduroy the Bear

Corduroy Takes a Bow will be published in September for the series' 50th anniversary.

by Olivia Mason

The Life and Genius of Graham Greene

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The Life and Genius of Graham Greene

The author of The Quiet American and The End of the Affair was an unforgettable voice of the 20th century.

by Olivia Mason

An Irish Immigrant Gets a Second Chance in Taylor Caldwell's <em>Captains and the Kings</em>

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An Irish Immigrant Gets a Second Chance in Taylor Caldwell's Captains and the Kings

While en route to Pennsylvania, a penniless teenager meets the man who will change his life forever.

by Olivia Mason

11 Madeleine L'Engle Books You May Have Missed

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11 Madeleine L'Engle Books You May Have Missed

Look beyond A Wrinkle in Time, and discover the true breadth of the Newbery winner's talent.

by Olivia Mason

9 Books for Fans of <em>Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries</em>

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9 Books for Fans of Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries

These female sleuths would earn Phryne's seal of approval.

by Olivia Mason

Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington to Adapt <em>Little Fires Everywhere</em>

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Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington to Adapt Little Fires Everywhere

Celeste Ng's bestselling novel about trouble in suburbia is set to become a television series.

by Olivia Mason

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

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