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11 Must-Read Theatre Books of 2016

From Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’s script to The Untold Stories of Broadway, Volume 3, there’s a book on this list to satisfy every …

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‘I’m at my desk by 9am. I even write on Christmas Day’

Michael Bond, author of the Paddington stories, on living in London and listening in to other people’s conversations<p>I have been writing every day of my life, seven days a week, for almost 50 years. Even Christmas Day. But I still enjoy it. I have lived in the same house for the last 30 years and I …

Poking the Ribs of Believers

D.G. Hart is smart to stuff his book, ‘Damning Words: The Life and Religious Times of H.L. Mencken’ with generous quotes from his hero. Read them and you’ll see why even an orthodox believer can’t stay mad at Mencken for long.<p>Everyone involved with “Damning Words: The Life and Religious Times of …

30 Books You Need to Read to Earn 'Well-Read' Status

With this list, you'll feel like you can dominate the Trivial Pursuit literature section.<p><i>What books should one read to feel well-read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Cristina Hartmann,</b> …

The Sweet, Savage Sexual Revolution That Set the Romance Novel Free

<i>“No—no, please, no!” she whispered, but he laughed softly and kissed her on the ear, and then more gently on the mouth; and all the time his hands</i> …

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A Muggle's Guide to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter: London & King's Cross

There are a few things in the world that can match the impact of Harry Potter. Let’s be real here. Real nerdy. Harry Potter transformed the …

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10 Mystical Quotes by Omar Khayyam That Would Touch a Chord with Every Poetry Lover

Persian scholar Omar Khayyam donned multiple hats. He was a mathematician, an astronomer, a philosopher, but his most enduring identity has been that …

20 Great Literature Quotes About Sadness

Here are 20 great literature quotes about sadness<p><i>[Gathered by Regina Kenney]</i><p><b>“Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often</b> …

The best history books for Christmas

The Somme and Shakespeare may have dominated this year, but less obvious subjects yielded richer rewards, finds Simon Heffer<p>History has become about anniversaries, which is making the genre predictable. Shakespeare and the Somme dominated 2016, and we prepare for the Reformation and the Russian …

The 50 best books for Christmas 2016

2016 has been a fantastic year for literature, from tales of post-punk rebellion and fish-out-of-water detectives to politically incorrect satire and secrets from the Hollywood studio system. Here our top critics count down the year's best, from 50 to 1.<p>50. <b>The Making of Donald Trump</b> by David Cay …

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What Is Stephen Harper Reading? by Yann Martel

“I know you’re very busy, Mr. Harper. We’re all busy. But every person has a space next to where they sleep, whether a patch of pavement or a fine …

15 amazing things to do in NYC this weekend

<b>Fri 18</b><p><b>Beerathon various locations; noon; $85</b><br>Join fellow beer enthusiasts at this ninth annual tasting tour, during which you'll traverse the city …

The Best Books on Best Philosophical Novels

You are quite unusual in having a degree in philosophy, being a philosopher in your own right, but also being a novelist. How did you begin writing …

10 German books you have to read before you die

From Nobel Prize winners to a book burned by the Nazis, this list takes a whistlestop tour through Germany's most influential books and authors.<p><b>1.</b> …

25 Works of Poetry and Fiction for Anger and Action

In the few days since the devastating results of the 2016 presidential election, many people have written about the place of art in times of grief, …

Locals Recommend the Best Books to Read in 12 Cities Around the World

Experts share the books that will give you insight into the city you're visiting.<p>A good book can transport you to another world, and if that book is …

27 Gifts Any Book Lover Should Add To Their Wish List

Because you can't just ask for a whole list of books... right? The products in this post were updated in October 2017.<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.</b>

The 14 Best Poetry Debuts Of The Last 5 Years

Is it just me, or are people making more room for poetry on their bookshelves these days? With an increasing number of contemporary poets appearing …

Blots and all: Gustave Flaubert's travel diary among rare books at historic sale

Handwritten book full of crossings-out and comments reveals Madame Bovary author’s literary struggles<p>The handwritten manuscript is page after page of scratched out notes, smudges, comments and ink blots that reveal just how arduous the French novelist Gustave Flaubert found the writing …

10 Heart-Pounding Historical Fiction Books About Traitors and Rebels

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‘The Winds Of Winter’ Release Date: George RR Martin’s Next Book Being Proofread, To Release Early 2017, Reports Say

As fans across the world clamor for more of author George RR Martin’s writing, reports suggest that the brain behind HBO’s blockbuster series “Game …

18 Perfect Gifts For People Who Love "Game Of Thrones"

Buy these for the Khal or Khaleesi in your life.

The 10 Best History Books This Fall

A good grasp of history can help us all understand the issues, conflicts, and discussions of the present moment with that much more clarity. And in a year in which history has led to unexpected events across the globe, from the deeply contentious nature of the current U.S. presidential election to …

16 Must-Read Science Fiction and Fantasy Books for November

It’s November already. How the hell did that happen? Best hope you’re caught up on your October reading, because November boasts a bumper crop of …

7 Ways to Improve Your Writing, According to Experts

Sometimes you don’t know what you want to say. Other times you don’t know the right way to say it. And very often you can’t get your butt in the …

22 Books ‘Harry Potter’ Fans Are Reading Today

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