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10 books to read in you 20s to make your 30s even better

Meanwhile, other studies show the pressures on young adults have been steadily ratcheting up.<p>In short, with the economy and society in flux, this is one of the most baffling times to enter adulthood in recent history.<p>What should you do about it? The same thing you should do with nearly any other …

Books

The 100 Best Fiction Books

According to Reddit<p>1. <b>House of Leaves</b> by Mark Z. Danielewski (Published in 2000 Mentioned 262 times)<p>2. <b>How to Read a Book: The Classic Guide to</b> …

12 Books That Will Improve Your Self-Knowledge

Every piece of personal or professional growth you achieve in life starts with one thing: Self-knowledge.<p>Lao Tzu, the ancient Chinese philosopher, …

35 Books Everyone Should Read at Least Once in Their Lifetime

By Megan Willett<p>Books have the profound capacity to stay with us for the rest of our lives.<p>Whether they’re written for children, sci-fi lovers, …

This is how to deal with psychopaths and toxic people: 5 proven secrets

I know what some people are thinking: <i>I’m never going to deal with psychopaths. This is just more sensational clickbait junk.</i><p>Wrong. The experts are …

Writers recommend great books you've (probably) never heard of

A new book app is challenging the notion that reading “well” necessarily means falling back on the same old classics, from Trollope to Tolstoy. Each week, Alexi, a “digital book club”, turns to writers for inspiration, asking them to rout out hidden gems which are then offered to members to read on …

Books

5 Writing Tips: Jeff VanderMeer

<i>Jeff VanderMeer is the author of the acclaimed Southern Reach trilogy and the novel</i> Borne<i>. VanderMeer shares his five writing tips.</i><p>Writing the rough …

Writing

The chilling detail you probably didn't notice in the latest episode of "The Handmaid's Tale"

<i>Spoiler Warning! If you haven’t read</i> The Handmaid’s Tale <i>or watched the recent episode, click the backarrow button and read another great article on</i> …

If You’re Planning To Pick A Murakami, Here’s A List Of His 10 Best Books

You're probably living under a metaphorical rock if you haven't at least come across a quote by the literary genius Haruki Murakami. A Japanese …

Books

A Daily Dose Of Marijuana In Old Age Keeps Dementia Away

We all forget things sometimes, whether it's our car keys or the words to a song. As we age, changes in memory are normal, but we also become more …

Stephen Fry Explains Why Some People Believe Everything Donald Trump Says

“The incompetent are often blessed with an inappropriate confidence."<p>Some supporters of President Donald Trump believe just about everything he says, even when he’s wrong. And Trump himself seems to have absolute confidence in his own beliefs ― again, even when he is demonstrably wrong.<p>But there is …

Fiction

Jed came downstairs. He worked mostly in the sleeping loft, writing serious journalism. His current project was about a friend’s imprisonment on …

Flash Fiction Challenge: The SubGenre Smash-And-Grab

AND WE’RE BACK.And we return with an old favorite.We shall make subgenres dance together for our whims.I will give you 20 subgenres. You will pick <i>two</i> …

Creative Writing

Ursula K. Le Guin’s Scifi Classic Left Hand of Darkness Is Coming to TV

Ursula K. Le Guin’s award-winning scifi novel <i>Left Hand of Darkness</i>, one of the first and finest works in modern feminist science fiction, has been …

The best recent crime novels – review roundup

He Said/She Said by Erin Kelly; You Don’t Know Me by Imran Mahmood; Time to Win by Harry Brett; Crimson Lake by Candice Fox; Hell’s Gate by Laurent Gaudé<p>Have we reached peak twist in crime fiction? While it’s true that few things are more memorable than a good plot twist, the opposite is also the …

7 Signs That You're an Emotionally Intelligent Person

Some people are naturally inclined to be more emotionally intelligence, but it's a skill and awareness that can be developed over time.<p>Founder and CEO, AudienceBloom<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Emotional intelligence is an underrated quality for entrepreneurs, and a …

Self-help

Self-publishing Your Book is Not Hard: A Toolkit For First-Timers

A good idea is just one piece of the book-writing pie. Here's a toolkit to start and finish your book.<p>It's time to write your book. <i>And</i> publish it. To start off on the right foot, read through these helpful tips that will make the process easier.<p>Background: I wrote, edited, formatted, and published …

Writing

37 Of The Most Heartbreakingly Beautiful Lines In Literature

"Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt."<p><b>2.</b> "We accept the love we think we deserve."<p>– Stephen Chbosky, <i>The Perks of Being a Wallflower</i><p>Submitted by Carly Black, Facebook<p><b>3.</b> "Till I die and after I die, and when I find my way out of the land of the dead, I'll drift about forever, all my atoms, till …

Dystopian fiction is selling like there's no tomorrow

1 / 3<p>Books are displayed under a sign at the Harvard Book Store, Thursday, March 9, 2017, in Cambridge, Mass. Readers have been flocking to classic …

13 books Ernest Hemingway thought every young writer should read

In 1934, a young man named Arnold Samuelson was fresh out of journalism school at the University of Minnesota when he read "One Way Across," a short story by Ernest Hemingway.<p>The story later became part of Hemingway's fourth novel "To Have and Have Not."<p>Samuelson admired the story so much that he …

Literature

Best Books of March 2017: Joan Didion to H.G. Wells

stories + essays<p>Douglas Coupland’s debut novel, Generation X, landed loudly in 1991. Originally planned as a nonfiction handbook of sorts to guide ideas pertaining to the post-Baby Boom generation, it morphed into a novel that coined the term and defined the tone of this new generation. In his …

Books

So You Want to Read Alternate History: Here’s Where to Start

I’ve tried to focus solely on alternate history novels where the twist is entirely historical rather than dependent upon some kind of magical act, …

Harry S. Truman

These Authors Gave Us Beautiful Literature But Actually Led Very Fucked-Up Lives

Whether it is a philosophical discussion with friends or a new display picture to hint someone about your feelings, we all love quoting famous …

Literature

Stellar nonfiction chosen by the National Book Critics Circle

Next month, the National Book Critics Circle will present its 2016 book prizes in six categories; these are the five finalists in nonfiction. Each book deserves to be read for years to come, but every one of them seems to speak urgently about this particular moment — a time of economic inequality …

Books

Want to Make a Lie Seem True? Say It Again. And Again. And Again

You only use 10 percent of your brain. Eating carrots improves your eyesight. Vitamin C cures the common cold. Crime in the United States is at an …

So You Want to Read… A Guide to Sci-Fi and Fantasy Subgenres

Science fiction and fantasy have never been straightforward genres. They encompass any number of weird, obscure, and wildly imaginative works of …

Science Fiction

10 books to read before they become TV adaptations

Literary adaptations continue to dominate television, with an array of eagerly-anticipated book-inspired shows due to hit our screens in 2017 and …

Books

Welcome to dystopia – George Orwell experts on Donald Trump

Since Kellyanne Conway spoke of ‘alternative facts’, Nineteen Eighty-Four has hit the No 1 spot in Amazon’s book sales chart. So, is the age of Newspeak here?<p>Jean Seaton: The seeds were sown during the George W Bush era<p>Reading George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four again, now, hurts. And I’m not the …

28 books to read in 2017

We're only in the first month of the new year, but this much is already clear: There are a lot of good books coming our way. From nonfiction that …

Books

18 Comics You Need To See If You're Dealing With Anxiety

Now this is self care.<p>Anxiety often clouds the brain with false stories such as, “you’re not good enough,” “that mistake will haunt you forever” and “your worst fear is coming true.”<p>The mental health condition, which affects an estimated 40 million American adults, is notorious for creating …