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Bill Gates just revealed his summer reading list, and it's as awesome as you'd expect

Your summer reading list is about to get a lot longer.<p>That's because Microsoft founder, philanthropist, and avid reader Bill Gates revealed his …

Books

Trump should be scared, Comey friend says

<b>(CNN) —</b> A friend of James Comey said Tuesday that if he were President Donald Trump he would be scared of the former FBI director's pending testimony.<p>"I found it interesting and very telling that (Comey) declined any opportunity to tell his story in private," Benjamin Wittes, who describes himself …

Donald Trump

'Have a lover, have friends, read books,' said Montaigne. He was right about one of them

The understanding that literature can comfort, console and heal has been around since the second millennium BC; it is no coincidence that Apollo was the god of medicine as well as poetry.<p>As a bibliotherapist, I’m interested in the therapeutic value stories have to offer us, particularly during …

Books

17 Essential Gifts For The Dog Person Who Is Prepared For Anything

In a world of millions of pup parents with millions more dog products, it’s easy to get sidetracked. That’s when it’s especially impawtant to get …

25 American classics everyone should read at least once

Miriam Tuliao, the assistant director of central collection development at the New York Public Library, helped us create a list of 25 American classics everyone should read. From John Steinbeck's masterpiece to Jack Kerouac's "On the Road," these 25 titles are worth your time.<p><i>Do you think another</i> …

Literature