Kathy Vermeulen

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February To-Do: 10 Flowers and Ferns to Preorder Now

February doesn’t need to be the low point of the gardening year. A safe way out of darker days and enforced inactivity is planning and reflection: …

A David Bowie Book Club has been launched by his son Duncan Jones

A list of Bowie's 100 favourite books was released in 2013.<p>An informal “David Bowie Book Club” has been launched by the late icon’s son, Duncan Jones.<p>…

The 100 best nonfiction books of all time: the full list

After two years of careful reading, moving backwards through time, Robert McCrum has concluded his selection of the 100 greatest nonfiction books. Take a quick look at five centuries of great writing<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his 100 greatest nonfiction books list<br>• The 100 best novels written in …

Books

Yale Presents a Free Online Course on Miguel de Cervantes’ Masterpiece Don Quixote

Among the literary works that emerged in the so-called Golden Age of Spanish culture in the 16th and 17th centuries, one shines so brightly that it …

The 9 Best Agatha Christie Novels for Your Autumn Reading List

The genius of Agatha Christie was her ability to stuff emotion and terror into a literary Rubik’s Cube. Her plots were devilishly clever, and her …

50 Heart-Pounding Historical Novels to Read Right Now

You can always count on historical fiction to transport you.<p>While actual time travel isn’t always the most appealing prospect, one way we can sate …

Next-Level Banana Bread, Courtesy of One Basic Ingredient

Banana bread plays an important role in most home baking repertoires. It holds sway in our minds as a delicious comfort food. It’s a staple of bakery counters; you can find it everywhere easily. But despite all that, it’s so ordinary. So simple. No one swoons over banana bread they way they do over …

What makes a Man Booker novel? Six shortlisted authors share their secrets

Man Booker prize 2017,Booker prize,Books,Culture,Paul Auster,Ali Smith,Mohsin Hamid,George Saunders,Awards and prizes,Fiction<p>Ahead of the announcement of the 2017 prize next week, the stories behind the stories<p>Usually the material of a novel comes to me before I have a form in mind. But with <i>4321</i>, …

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The Best Fall Reads: 35 Books To Curl Up With This Season

There’s a lot to look forward to in this season’s crop of titles: The runner-up in last year’s presidential race weighs in on what went wrong with …

Top 10 secrets in fiction

From the hidden passions of Mrs Dalloway to Patrick Bateman’s murderous designs, these books expose a subject we all privately love<p>People love secrets, and the pleasure of uncovering them. I don’t read many crime novels or thrillers, it is the small revelations of life that excite me. The butterfly …

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Oprah Looks Stunning as Mrs. Which in A Wrinkle in Time

And she’s not the only one. She’s joined by the equally amazing Mrs. Who (Mindy Kaling) and Mrs. Whatsit (Reese Witherspoon).<p>Suspense is building for …

Bill Gates' Summer Reading List for 2017 | Investopedia

You may have pictured yourself kicking back with a thriller or romance novel this summer, but Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) co-founder Bill Gates thinks you …

Angel Hill by Michael Longley review – elegies on conflict, grief and nature

The essence of humanity is captured by one of the finest poets of his generation through the Troubles, the first world war and the beauty of wilderness<p>Angel Hill, or <i>Cnoc nan Aingeal</i> in Gaelic, is a burial ground in the Scottish Highlands, a “soul landscape” that lends its name to Longley’s 11th …

15 Romantic Novels You Should Read Instead Of Watching Their Movie Counterparts

There's nothing more stirring to the soul than a good old bout of love. The emotion's notorious reputation is to create mayhem, but we all have …

Literature

Six New Books We Recommend This Week

What are we reading this week? Given current headlines, it should be no surprise that several new books offering smart and timely considerations of race top our list. Coretta Scott King’s posthumous memoir offers a look at the legacy of Martin Luther King; a new biography of George Herriman, the …

My Bookshelf, Myself: Neil Gaiman

<i>For his bookshop and website One Grand Books, the editor Aaron Hicklin asked people to name the 10 books they’d take with them if they were marooned on a desert island. The next in the series is the British novelist Neil Gaiman, whose new book “Norse Mythology,” is out next month. He shares</i> <i>his list</i> …

Books

Top 10 literary biographies

VS Naipaul,Charles Dickens,Percy Bysshe Shelley,Culture,James Joyce,Biography,Books,Leo Tolstoy,Henry James,Edith Wharton,William Shakespeare,Langston Hughes,TS Eliot<p>From Shakespeare to Shelley, Edith Wharton to VS Naipaul … literature’s greats have biographies to match<p>The idea of writing about …

Literature