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    Charlotte Jones Voiklis and Lena Roy discuss their grandmother's incredible adult novels.

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    10 More Books to Read if You Like Game of Thrones

    Because George R.R. Martin doesn't seem to be making much progress.

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    Remembering David Storey, Author of <i>This Sporting Life</i>

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    Remembering David Storey, Author of This Sporting Life

    The beloved British author died Sunday March 26th at the age of 83

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    Jimmy Breslin, The Voice of New York City, Dies at 88

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    Jimmy Breslin, The Voice of New York City, Dies at 88

    Remembering Journalist Jimmy Breslin, 1930-2017

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    Fathering a Chess Prodigy: An Excerpt From <em>Searching for Bobby Fischer</em>

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    Fathering a Chess Prodigy: An Excerpt From Searching for Bobby Fischer

    How hard do you push your child to develop their potential?

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    Remembering Newbery Award-Winner Nancy Willard

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    Remembering Newbery Award-Winner Nancy Willard

    In memory of the beloved author, we share a poem from her collection Swimming Lessons

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    Red Reads: Books for Fans of <em>The Americans</em> on FX

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    Red Reads: Books for Fans of The Americans on FX

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    Fierce Female Warriors in Romance

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    Fierce Female Warriors in Romance

    In Sabrina Jarema’s Lord of the Runes, love is only the beginning of the adventure

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    The Edward Snowden Book That Answers All Your Questions

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    The Edward Snowden Book That Answers All Your Questions

    Expert Richard Rashke discusses NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden in his book The Whistleblower’s Dilemma

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    The 10 Best Dystopian Books You Haven’t Read Yet

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    The 10 Best Dystopian Books You Haven’t Read Yet

    From post-apocalyptic trauma to corporate dictatorships, our future isn’t looking too bright.

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    10 Books on Terrorism From Our 16 Years at War

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    10 Books on Terrorism From Our 16 Years at War

    Great nonfiction from the soldiers, journalists, and historians of the war on terror.

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    10 Books for Fans of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s <em>Hamilton</em>

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    10 Books for Fans of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton

    Feed your Hamilton obsession with these fantastic reads.

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    Complicated Fathers in Literature

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    Complicated Fathers in Literature

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    Wonderfully Weird: 5 Wacky Moms for Mother’s Day

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    Beyond <em>On the Road</em>: The Other Jack Kerouac

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    Beyond On the Road: The Other Jack Kerouac

    There's more to the author than the defining work of the Beat generation.

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    Election 2016: Your Candidate Reading List

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    Election 2016: Your Candidate Reading List

    What book should you read, depending on your candidate of choice?

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    Reading Through History: The Battles of World War II

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    7 Books About the War in the Pacific

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    Required Reading: 10 Classic High School Books to Read Again

    It's time to revisit the great literature we skimmed through in English class.

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    11 Literary Late Bloomers

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    11 Literary Late Bloomers

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