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Olivia Mason

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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.

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.

9 Must-Reads for Fans of Poldark

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

Patricia Wentworth: An Introduction and Mystery Series Guide

Consider your post-Agatha Christie slump solved.

The Best Books You've Read This Summer

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

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.

"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.

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

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

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.

11 Charming Lord Peter Wimsey Books by Dorothy Sayers

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

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.

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.

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.

15 Problems Unique to Book Lovers

Being a bibliophile comes with its own set of issues.

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.

Spanning Decades: 10 Historical Mystery Books

Go on a wild journey through time and crime.

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.

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."