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2017 National Book Awards

2017 National Book Award Winners<p>Highlights from the 2017 National Book Award Ceremony<p>Watch the 68th National Book Awards Ceremony<p>Watch the 2017 …

Books

11 New Books We Recommend This Week

Mikhail Gorbachev was one of the most influential leaders of the 20th century, and William Taubman’s new biography of him is essential reading for the 21st, as we trace the arc from the fall of the Soviet Union to the rise of Putin’s Russia. Kurt Andersen digs up the roots of alternative facts in …

Motorola’s Moto X4 has two cameras and Amazon’s Alexa

The latest Moto X hits Europe in September, US later this fall<p>After a short hiatus, Motorola is bringing back the venerable Moto X. The new, fourth-generation Moto X, or Moto X4, is no longer the company’s flagship phone (that honor is reserved for the Moto Z2 lineup), but fills out the midrange in …

Amazon relists Blu smartphones after 'false alarm'

Blu's unlocked Android phones are back on Amazon after a "false alarm," the company told <i>Engadget</i>. The online retail titan pulled down all Blu models from its website a couple of days ago. It cited "security concerns" after security firm Kryptowire reported that the manufacturer is still collecting …

'Happiness' Explores The Complex Push And Pull Of Human Relationships

<i>Nina Martyris</i> <i>is a literature-focused freelancer. Her writing has appeared in</i> <i>NewYorker.com</i>, <i>The Paris Review Daily</i>, The Guardian, <i>NPR</i> <i>and elsewhere.</i><p>Sixteen years ago, life seemed perfect for drama teacher Heather Harpham when she fell in love with Brian Morton, an award-winning novelist equipped with a …

Books

A Podcast Reopens Old Wounds In 'Are You Sleeping'

<i>Bethanne Patrick is a freelance writer and critic who tweets</i> @TheBookMaven.<p>A quandary: There is an absolutely thrilling dilemma baked into <i>Are You Sleeping</i>, a debut thriller from Kathleen Barber. However, not only can I not discuss it without revealing too much — I'm not even sure if it's meant to …

Books

Game of Thrones season six is here, and book readers are freaking out

I used to know who was about to get offed. I knew all the major plot twists and where the story was going.<p>But since the end of last season of Game of …

16 Genius Ways to Use Leftover Garlic

You recently bought garlic in bulk with big plans for a week of easy sheet pan dinners. Sadly, plans don’t always work out. You’ve had an incredibly busy week with no time for cooking, and now the garlic’s going to go bad. Hold up! If you can cook just a few meals before the start of next week, you …

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Why Reading Mark Twain Is The Key To Understanding Donald Trump

If you need any more proof that literature teaches us invaluable lessons about our world -- or that Donald Trump is a problematic part of our presidential election -- look no further than this interview with New Yorker writer David Denby.<p>Denby is on a mission to get teenagers to see reading as a …

13 Things That Will Definitely Maybe Happen In "Game Of Thrones" Season 6

For the night is dark and full of spoilers.

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Ferrante fever sees ‘dangerous’ Naples turn into a tourist hotspot

Mystery author’s novels, soon to be turned into a TV series, put Italian city in the limelight<p>A mysterious author who writes under a pseudonym is helping reignite interest in Italy’s “most challenging” and anarchic city, which suddenly finds itself the focus of a new wave of tourism.<p>From the …

15 Homemade Pancakes That Will Make You Skip Diner Brunch

It may seem <i>totally</i> necessary to hit up brunch every Sunday, right when that mad pancake craving hits you like clockwork. But before you know it, you’ve had too many mimosas, your bill is up to $40 and somehow it’s 3PM and you’re wondering where the heck the day has gone. The simple solution to this …

Breakfast

January security update heading to 'major' Samsung flagships

Samsung seems to be doing its best to continue to roll out those monthly security updates to its smartphones and has announced that it is releasing the January version for its “major flagship models”.<p>Unfortunately though, this vague statements means that we don’t know exactly which smartphones will …

Electronics Industry

How to Make Your Mind Happy: 5 Secrets to Mindfulness

Sometimes it seems like your brain just sits around creating lousy feelings and worries. You want this, you’re frustrated about that, you’re annoyed …

A Big-Hearted Sci-Fi Treasure Hunt and a Rollicking Love Letter to the '80s

By Meredith Vilarello | Off the Shelf<p>When I was a kid, on Friday afternoons my dad would always take me to our local Blockbuster video store (remember those?), where I was allowed to rent one movie and one video game for the weekend. Although picking just one game was serious business to my …

22 Confessions From Erotica Writers

"I'm turned on by...people using my words to get themselves off."<p>For more confessions be sure to check out Whisper.

Snow day longreads: Curl up with these 15 rich stories

Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but the longreads are so delightful.<p>If you're spending this weekend indoors thanks to the massive East Coast …

How to block a phone number on your Android phone

Keeping in touch with family and friends has become easier and faster thanks to our Android smartphones. However, not all people who can contact us through our mobile phones are people that we love and cherish. Some are spammers, annoying strangers, telemarketers, or other unwanted callers. You …

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From Slim Dusty to the Drones: around Australia in 12 classic songs

Long before the first sea shanty rang against the walls of the first penal colony, Australians have been singing about the land and what it means to them. Here’s a look at how the idea of the nation has changed through popular music<p>When it comes to establishing an Australian identity separate from …

50 Hearty (And Easy) Chili Recipes

It's time to step up your chili game<p>It's time to step up your chili game<p>If you want more hearty meals for cold months, try these easy fall slow cooker recipes.

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How the Armenian Genocide Shaped the Holocaust

Nowhere was the debate over what was going on in Turkey to the Armenians more heated than Germany—and the conclusions drawn would change history.<p>One …

World History