Aditya Mondal

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These Are The Books You Need To Add To Your Reading List This Fall

Autumn is the perfect time of year to cozy up with a warm drink -- it <i>is</i> Pumpkin Spice Latte season, after all — and of course, a good book. When the …

Books

22 Underrated Gems On Netflix No Movie Lover Should Miss

It's been more than a year since streaming services invaded our bedrooms, and 'Netflix and chill' became a legit excuse to not leave the house during …

What to read this summer: 75 best books, from novels to biographies

<b>Fiction</b><p><b>Anything Is Possible by Elizabeth Strout</b> <i><br>Viking, £12.99</i><p>In Strout’s companion piece to My Name Is Lucy Barton (2016), there is no single presiding “I”. Instead, we find a series of interconnected stories about some of those met in the earlier book: Lucy Barton’s unhappy brother; her …

20 Books to Read Before They Become Movies

Be prepared. And smug.<p>If you're anything like us, you probably like to read the book before seeing the movie. This year, as usual, Hollywood is adapting a slew of books — fiction and nonfiction — into films, some of which you may already be familiar with. If you want to prepare yourself for the …

16 Overall Favorite Books of 2016

From loneliness to love to black holes, by way of Neil Gaiman, Annie Dillard, and Mary Oliver.<p>To look back on any period of reading with the intention of selecting one’s favorite books is a curious two-way time machine — one must scoop the memory of a past and filter it through the sieve of an …

The 11 Best Audiobooks To Listen To Right Now

It’s lit<p>There's plenty of things we remember fondly from our childhood, but high up on that list is when we used to lie in our bed at night and have our father tell us stories. Sometimes he would make them up, other times he would read to us. All those times, it was one of the highlights of our …

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14 Best Love Films To Watch With A Date

Here are the Best 14 films to watch with someone you are dating or just a random from Tinder, Happn, Match.com or [well if you are using more than …

Relationships

In A Novel Of Frustrated Young Love, Sexuality Comes To The Forefront

Belinda McKeon's new novel takes the prize for having one of the most exquisite endings I've read in some time — but first, you have to get there. McKeon has followed her debut, <i>Solace</i> (which won an Irish Book Award in 2011) with a microscopically examined tale of lopsided, obsessive love between …

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25 Perfect, Poignant Closing Lyrics That Bring Amazing Albums To An End

No great album just fizzles out. Key to penning a classic is a powerful closing rhyme that gives your listener chills and ensures you leave on a …

Roughly 100 Fantastic Pieces of Journalism

Exceptional nonfiction stories from 2014 that are still worth encountering today<p>Each year, I keep a running list of exceptional nonfiction that I encounter as I publish The Best of Journalism, an email newsletter that I send out once or twice a week. This is my annual attempt to bring some of those …

Bruce Lee: the kung fu star who inspired a generation

Paul Bowman, author of a book on the kung fu star of Enter the Dragon, pays tribute to a man who changed the face of films.<p><b>This article was originally published on 20 July, 2013 to mark the 40th anniversary of the death of Bruce Lee.</b><p>Forty years ago this month, two events combined to change the …

The Amy Winehouse We Never Knew

About two years ago, documentary filmmaker Asif Kapadia began interviewing Amy Winehouse’s friends, collaborators and family members in a darkened …

Archives

Gabriel García Márquez’s Formative Reading List: 24 Books That Shaped One of Humanity’s Greatest Writers

“Life is not what one lived, but what one remembers and how one remembers it in order to recount it.”<p>The most reliable portal into another’s psyche is the mental library of that person’s favorite books — those foundational idea-bricks of which we build the home for our interior lives, the integral …

Ten books to read in April

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6 Women Writers To Add To Your Bookshelf

Last week, we asked editors at The Huffington Post to share which books they think all men should read, as a way of subverting the typically macho roundups of books for dudes. The responses ranged from Jane Austen to edgy young essayists such as Roxane Gay. But we also think it's important to …

34 Of The Most Magical Sentences In The "Harry Potter" Books

"Words are, in my not-so-humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic."<p>I asked Twitter for their favourite quotes from the <i>Harry Potter</i> books. Here are some of the best responses...<p>Suggested by @blairbd<p>Suggested by @GabrielleAvis<p>Suggested by @laurenspieller<p>Suggested by @NaSoldera<p>Suggested …

Archaeologists Stumble Across a Hoard of Gold

A cache of medieval Arab gold coins may already be the largest in the eastern Mediterranean, and there's probably more to come.<p>An unprecedented discovery of more than 2,000 gold coins off the north-central coast of Israel might be part of the largest gold hoard ever found in the eastern …

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The contagious thought that could kill you

To die, sometimes you need only believe you are ill, and as David Robson discovers, we can unwittingly ‘catch’ such fears, often with terrifying consequences.<p>Beware the scaremongers. Like a witch doctor’s spell, their words might be spreading modern plagues.<p>It’s a consistent phenomenon, but …

Medicine

Aurora Borealis: What Causes the Northern Lights & Where to See Them

The northern lights, or aurora borealis, offer an entrancing, dramatic, magical display that fascinates all who see it — but just what causes this …

Astronomy

the 11 best voices in hollywood

actors who have got serious singing chops<p>Back when Disney Channel original movies were still a thing (R.I.P.), there were only a few truly great triple-threats in Hollywood. And while there are now more young actors and actresses who can boast professional vocal training, when it boils down to it, …

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