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Three books Stanford asks every new student to read

Fresh off the excitement of gaining acceptance into the most competitive university in America, Stanford University incoming freshmen will likely …

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100 Books Amazon Thinks You Should Read Before You Die

If your New Year's resolution is to read more in 2018 but don't know where to start, Amazon editors have got you covered. They've put together a list …

Olive Kitteridge

• <b>Author:</b> Elizabeth Strout<p><b>WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE • THE EMMY AWARD–WINNING HBO MINISERIES STARRING FRANCES MCDORMAND, RICHARD JENKINS, AND BILL MURRAY</b><p>In a voice more powerful and compassionate than ever before, <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author Elizabeth Strout binds together thirteen rich, …

Nick Adams Stories

• <b>Author:</b> Ernest Hemingway<p>From one of the 20th century's greatest voices comes the complete volume of his short stories featuring Nick Adams, Ernest Hemingway's memorable character, as he grows from child to adolescent to soldier, veteran, writer, and parent—a sequence closely paralleling the events …

The Paris Secret

• <b>Author:</b> Karen Swan<p>In this glittering tale of forgotten treasures and long-held secrets, international bestseller Karen Swan explores one woman’s journey to discovering the truth behind an abandoned apartment and a family whose mysteries may be better left undiscovered.<p>When high-powered fine art …

Fahrenheit 451

• <b>Author:</b> Ray Bradbury<p><b>Ray Bradbury’s internationally acclaimed novel Fahrenheit 451 is a masterwork of twentieth-century literature set in a bleak, dystopian future.</b><p><b>Ray Bradbury’s internationally acclaimed novel Fahrenheit 451 is a masterwork of twentieth-century literature set in a bleak, dystopian</b> …

Bastard Out of Carolina

• <b>Author:</b> Dorothy Allison<p><b>"As close to flawless as any reader could ask for." —The New York Times Book Review</b><p><b>“An essential novel” – The New Yorker</b> <br>The publication of Dorothy Allison's <i>Bastard Out of Carolina</i> was a landmark event. The novel's profound portrait of family dynamics in the rural South won …

Green Hills of Africa

• <b>Author:</b> Ernest Hemingway<p>"There are some things which cannot be learned quickly, and time, which is all we have, must be paid heavily for their acquiring. They are the very simplest things, and because it takes a man's life to know them the little new that each man gets from life is very costly and …

Dispatches from Pluto

• <b>Author:</b> Richard Grant<p><b>Winner of the Pat Conroy Southern Book Prize</b> <b><br>Mississippi's #1 Bestseller of 2015 and 2016 (The Clarion-Ledger)</b> <b><br>A New York Times Bestseller</b><p><b>In Dispatches from Pluto, adventure writer Richard Grant takes on “the most American place on Earth”—the enigmatic, beautiful, often derided</b> …

1177 B.C.

• <b>Author:</b> Eric H. Cline<p>In 1177 B.C., marauding groups known only as the "Sea Peoples" invaded Egypt. The pharaoh's army and navy managed to defeat them, but the victory so weakened Egypt that it soon slid into decline, as did most of the surrounding civilizations. After centuries of brilliance, the …

5 Great Books To Read In October

Some of the recent favorites we’ve reviewed in the BuzzFeed Books newsletter.

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The Light Between Oceans

• <b>Author:</b> M.L. Stedman<p>The years-long <i>New York Times</i> bestseller and major motion picture from Spielberg’s Dreamworks is “irresistible…seductive…with a high concept plot that keeps you riveted from the first page” (<i>O, The Oprah Magazine</i>).<p>After four harrowing years on the Western Front, Tom Sherbourne …