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50 Books by Women Authors to Read for #ReadWomen2014

I applaud anyone thinking of doing #readwomen2014, even as I’m not sure I’ll be doing it myself in any formal way. Making it a point to read books …

Cook the Book: 'Treme'

New Orleans is a food city unlike any other in the U.S. Rather than bowing to the pressure of trends or battling for honors and elite stars, the city's food scene is as entrenched and vital to its inhabitants as the tides are to its fisherman. In New Orleans, it was habit to be obsessed with eating …

What Does It Mean That 1 in 4 Adults Didn't Read a Book Last Year?

Last week, the Pew Research Center released its survey on America’s reading habits. Depending on whom you asked, the survey either exposed the age of …

Here Are The Most Popular Books Of 2013 From The Nation's Top-Ranked Library

Gillian Flynn is a hit among readers from the nation's top-ranked library.<p>The Chicago Public Library -- which recently ranked first among all of the urban public library systems in the U.S. released its list of the most-circulated books of 2013 for fiction, non-fiction, teen and children's books …

Riot Round-Up: The Best Books We Read in January

<i>We asked our contributors to share the best book they read this month. We’ve got fiction, nonfiction, YA, memoir, and more. Some are old, some are</i> …

Pioneering Primatologist Jane Goodall’s Children’s Book about the Healing Power of Pet Love

As a lover of little-known children’s books by celebrated luminaries — including especial favorites by Mark Twain, Maya Angelou, James Joyce, and Sylvia Plath — I was thrilled to chance upon a signed copy of <b>Dr. White</b> (<i>public library</i>) by none other than beloved primatologist and reconstructionist</b> …

Weekend picks for book lovers

What should you read this weekend? USA TODAY's picks for book lovers include Anna Quindlen's new novel and a memoir for George Eliot fans.<p><i>Still Life With Bread Crumbs</i> by Anna Quindlen; Random House, 252 pp.; fiction<p>Rebecca Winter is a photographer who moves to a cabin in the country so she can rent …

How to Turn a Vintage Book into a Clutch

Listen up readers! We’ve got an awesome way for you to display your favorite antique book covers. Now I know some of you might be shaking your head about the thought of ruining a book, but this DIY clutch allows you rock that beautifully embossed cover and the pages still stay intact! (Just …

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Top Reasons to Go to the Library

The simplest definition of a library: It's a place that houses and lends books to its members. But in this age of digital information, e-books and …

18 Ways to Upcycle Books

We hate to be trite, but please excuse us for a moment so we can prove a point. One woman’s trash is another woman’s treasure. We’re talking textbooks, Russian novels that you couldn’t get through, and literary wonders that just don’t fit in your pint-sized apartment anymore. If you’re about to put …

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Cook the Book: 'The Glorious Vegetables of Italy'

What's the first thing you think of when you hear the words, "Italian food?" Some may jump immediately to red sauce classics like spaghetti and meatballs or lasagne bolognese. Me, on the other hand? I think of sautéed broccoli rabe with plenty of olive oil, red pepper flakes, and garlic. Perhaps …