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10 original sci-fi movies you need to see in 2016

Sci-fi is a perennial film-favourite, but recent hits like <i>Moon, Edge of Tomorrow, Looper</i> and <i>Ex Machina</i> hinted that we might be entering a golden …

The 100 best nonfiction books: No 7 – The Right Stuff by Tom Wolfe (1979)

The author raised reportage to dazzling new levels in his quest to discover what makes a man fly to the moon<p>Newspapers and magazines often provide an indispensable patronage for writers. <i>The Right Stuff</i> is one of several great books in this list that derive from the interaction of high journalism …

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10 Self-Help Books for Personal Development

There is a famous quote by Lao Tzu that says, "When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be." This drives what I feel is true about self-help and personal development. Many times we need to let go of who we have told are selves that we are stuck being, of the habits that cannot be changed, …

80 Books Every Person Should Read

We invited eight female literary powerhouses, from Michiko Kakutani to Anna Holmes to Roxane Gay, to help us create an updated list of books everyone should read. Each participant made 10 picks. It's a new year, a new Esquire.com. We're looking forward to reading and we hope you are, too.<p>What can …

A New Year's list: Five great sci-fi novels to make you forget 'Star Wars'

With "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" taking the movie box office by storm, the debate is on about whether the picture is good, middling, or bad; serves its fans or takes them for granted; is it cinematic craftsmanship at its finest or merely a commercial front? (We delved into this debate ourselves …

11 Great Movies From 2015 That You Can Stream On Netflix Now

Enjoy a Kristen Wiig dramedy, a war film and a couple of fashion docs.<p>This New Year's weekend is a blissful time to visit movies you didn't catch in 2015. You can do that in theaters, where many of the year's best releases are still playing, or you can curl up on your very own couch. Whether you're …

Hemingway’s Advice on Writing, Ambition, the Art of Revision, and His Reading List of Essential Books for Aspiring Writers

“In any art you’re allowed to steal anything if you can make it better.”<p><i>“As a writer you should not judge. You should understand,”</i> <b>Ernest Hemingway</b> (July 21, 1899–July 2, 1961) counseled in his 1935 <i>Esquire</i> compendium of writing advice, addressed to an archetypal young correspondent but based on a …

The Scandinavian Crime Fiction Starter Kit

So you stayed up all night to finally read <i>The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo</i>,and now you’re hooked on Scandinavian noir. Welcome to the club—after ABBA …

Readers' top 10 best books of 2015

2015 in review,Best books of the year,Culture,Fiction,Biography,Books,Best books,Autobiography and memoir,Best books of 2015<p>After authors and reviewers chose their favourite books of the year, it’s time to let Guardian readers speak – here are your most-beloved books of 2015

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The 55 best Christmas episodes you can watch on Netflix right now

But if that's your only strategy, you're missing out on some awesome content in the form of holiday-themed TV episodes. These eps can be harder to find because Netflix's search option won't pick up on episode titles — and some of the episodes don't even have "Christmas" or "holiday" in the title.<p>So …

Best science fiction and fantasy books of 2015

A year in which Kim Stanley Robinson took us beyond the stars in Aurora and David Mitchell embraced his inner geek in Slade House<p><b>Vote:</b> What was your favourite book of the year?• <b><br>Best of culture in 2015:</b> see this year’s cultural highlights, chosen by the Guardian’s writers and critics<p>As per that …

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The Best Books Of 2015, According To Goodreads

The readers have spoken.

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5 Great Books To Read This December

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

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Coming Sept. 24

Save the date! On Sept. 24, Longreads is presenting a night of live storytelling with the theme of “Change: stories about change and the stories that …

Here Are All of Our No. 1 Story Picks from This Year

<i>All through December, we’ll be featuring Longreads’ Best of 2015. To get you ready, here’s a list of every story that was chosen as No. 1 in our</i> …

The 24 Best Fiction Books Of 2015

These are the novels and short story collections that we absolutely loved in 2015. (Ranked in no particular order.)

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5 Awesome TED Talks That Will Make You Remarkably Happy

There are lots of TED Talks about serious subjects like medical research, natural disasters, and even rocket science. However, some TED Talks are sure to put a smile on your face. Here are five of my favorites.<p><b>1. Dan Gilbert: The Surprising Science of Happiness</b><p>Gilbert, author of <i>Stumbling on</i> …

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Pay for Essay Online From a Reliable Writing Service

Our writers<p>Get to know our writers more. Check our database of writers that highlights the qualifications of each of our writers.<p>Glenn K.<p>331 …

One Of These 22 Men Will Probably Win Best Actor At The 2016 Oscars

Could it finally be Leo's year?<p><i>Welcome to For Your Consideration, The Huffington Post's breakdown of all things Oscars. Between now and February 28, 2016, entertainment editors Matthew Jacobs and Joe Satran will pore over awards season and discuss which films will make the most noise at the 88th</i> …

10 Books You Need to Read Before Starting a Business

Imagine being able to know the strengths, weaknesses and defining characteristics of your personality within 15 minutes.<p>And even better:<p>What if there …

The Best Science-Fiction & Fantasy of 2015

The end of 2015 marks the completion of this blog’s first year of existence, and what a year to start with: we can’t remember the last 12-month …

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10 Ultra-Weird Science Fiction Novels that Became Required Reading

The 10 best books of the year, according to Amazon

The winners span two-dozen categories, including everything from literary fiction to mysteries and thrillers.<p>From gripping nonfiction that delves deep into historical accounts to novels that take readers into fascinating imaginary worlds, here are the top 10 books Amazon chose for 2015.<p>1. <b>"</b><b>Fates and</b> …

A retired Navy SEAL commander breaks down his morning fitness routine that starts before dawn

Jocko Willink retired from 20 years serving as a US Navy SEAL in 2010, but his morning routine is as intense as ever.<p>Willink is the former commander of Task Unit Bruiser, which became the most decorated special-operations unit in the Iraq War. In his new book, "Extreme Ownership: How US Navy SEALs …

Netflix to release true-crime series 'Making a Murderer'

On the heels of success stories like <i>Serial</i> and HBO's <i>The Jinx</i>, Netflix is releasing its own documentary crime series: <i>Making A Murderer</i>.<p>Directors Laura …

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77 Books That Changed My Life and 3 Recommendations to Read More Books

The one constant thing in our life is change. We cannot avoid it and the more we resist change the tougher our life becomes.<p>Trust me, I know this …

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Cover StoryIt’s Time to Forgive <i>The Joy Luck Club</i> Inkoo Kang The landmark film beautifully portrayed the Asian American experience. Then Asian …

All the Science Fiction and Fantasy Books You Can’t Afford To Miss in November!

The holidays are coming up, and there’s no better gift than piles of books. And luckily, there are tons of fantastic science fiction and fantasy …