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Recipe for Memphis-style baby back ribs

Print<p>Related<p>It was one of those culinary epiphanies. I realized you rarely get great barbecued ribs from a restaurant. They have to come from …

BBQ

Why Germany—and the World—Is Arguing Over the Munich Shooter

Hubertus Andrae, the Munich chief of police, shook his head and let out a sigh when asked about the gunman’s politics. Not even a day had passed …

Extremism

Six Writers on the Genius of Marcel Proust

In honor of the 145th birthday of French writer Marcel Proust (yesterday, July 10th), we asked six of our favorite contemporary writers why his work …

8 mystery and suspense books to read this summer

The Mysterious Bookshop in New York City is dedicated to all things, well, mysterious — and it prides itself on its recommendations. The shop deals …

Books

Hermann Hesse on the Three Types of Readers and Why the Most Transcendent Form of Reading Is Non-reading

“At the hour when our imagination and our ability to associate are at their height, we really no longer read what is printed on the paper but swim in a stream of impulses and inspirations that reach us from what we are reading.”<p>Categories are how we navigate the world, for better or for worse — …

14 Secrets That Will Make Your Outfit Look Better Than Everyone Else's

If there's one thing bloggers have figured out, it's how to make their outfits somehow look way better than everyone else's (or at least it can feel …

19 Engrossing Nonfiction Books to Read at the Beach This Summer

<i>This week, Vulture is providing Summer Selections: picks for the best beach-worthy books, comics, music, and podcasts of the past 18 months, as</i> …

The Best Way to Store Fresh Herbs

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Take a look at those herbs above. The ones on the left look like they were probably picked fresh just before I photographed them, while the ones on the right were hanging out in my refrigerator for weeks in a forgotten plastic bag, right? <i>Wrong.</i> All of those stems …

Gardening

How to Buy and Store Flour Like a Pro

If life were simple, there would be one flour—all-purpose—and you would use it to bake every cake, cookie, and pastry, and they would all turn out …

Dessert

10 Super-Helpful Charts Every Baker Needs to Pin

Never mess up another lattice pie crust ever again.<p>When it comes to baking, it pays to be precise. So the next time you fire up your oven, make sure to have these incredibly helpful charts on hand.

7 Standalone Novels for Fantasy Lovers

<i>While we at the Riot take some time off to rest and catch up on our reading, we’re re-running some of our favorite posts from the last several</i> …

Researchers say nearly all books follow one of these six emotional arcs

Ever thought two books felt nearly identical? The déjà vu isn’t in your head.<p>Researchers from University of Vermont mapped the sentimental fluctuations of over 1,700 books. By tracing the emotional changes in the stories, they noticed an overall arc for each novel. They found that the emotional …

Writing

Harvard Professors Recommend Summer Reads

We asked Michael Sandel, Jill Abramson, Greg Mankiw, and other professors for summer reading recommendations. Here are their suggestions.<p>By Grace R. …

In Paris, The Lost Generation’s Lost Bookstore

Don’t go searching for Hemingway’s Paris, it’s long gone, but the echoes of those old days still contribute to the modern symphony of life.<p>PARIS — …

12 Great Authors Pick Their Essential American Book

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Writing

Overlooked Albums 2016

As has become our tradition, we’re taking a moment to highlight some very good records from the first half of the year that you might have missed. Some of these are interesting records that didn’t end up on the review schedule for one reason or another, some are from more niche genres that fly …

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