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To Kill a Mockingbird

• <b>Author:</b> Harper Lee<p>Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read<p>Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterwork of honor and injustice in the deep South—and the heroism of one man in the face of blind and violent hatred<p>One of the best-loved stories of all time, To …

The Narrow Road to the Deep North

• <b>Author:</b> Richard Flanagan<p><b>Winner of the Man Booker Prize</b><p><b>“Nothing since Cormac McCarthy’s The Road has shaken me like this.” —The Washington Post</b><b><br>From the author of the acclaimed Gould’s Book of Fish, a magisterial novel of love and war that traces the life of one man from World War II to the present.</b> …

Hal Koerner's Field Guide to Ultrarunning

• <b>Author:</b> Hal Koerner<p>Ultramarathons don't leave much room for mistakes. Don't learn the hard way; get a jump on training for an ultramarathon with <i>Hal Koerner's Field Guide to Ultrarunning</i>, a comprehensive guide to running 30 to 100 miles and beyond, written by one of the most experienced athletes in …

The Autobiography of James T. Kirk

Titan Books have announced a new "non-fiction" book: <i>The Autobiography of James T. Kirk</i>, which has the oh so modest subtitle, <i>The Story of Starfleet's</i> …

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Tolstoy’s Reading List: Essential Books for Each Stage of Life

Shortly after his fiftieth birthday, Leo Tolstoy succumbed to a deep spiritual crisis and decided to pull himself out by finding the meaning of life. He did so largely by reading voraciously across the world’s major philosophical and religious traditions, discovering great similarities in how they …

75 book ideas for Christmas, for everyone on your list (and we mean everyone)

<b>From the explorer to the weirdo, here are Globe Books’ plentiful holiday picks for everyone in your life</b><p>(© M. Sasek, from This is the World, Universe, 2014.)<p><b>For the explorer</b><p><i>The Canadian Geographic Atlas of Canada</i>, (HarperCollins, 304 pages, $79) Constantly confusing St. John’s and Saint John? …

The Surprising Books That Billionaires, Chess Prodigies, Performance Coaches, and Bestselling Authors Recommend

One question Tim Ferriss, the author of The Four Hour Workweek, asks people on his podcast is “What book have you gifted most often to others, and …

Ted Hughes' Brother Remembers His Marriage To Sylvia Plath (NEW BOOK)

<i>Ted Hughes was both the husband of Sylvia Plath, the beloved poet and author of The Bell Jar, and an important poet in his own right. Their marriage crumbled shortly before Plath's tragic suicide in 1963, but their literary and romantic partnership remains iconic; it produced two children and</i> …

The Most Highlighted Passages From Classic Books

Earlier this year, Amazon's Kindle team revealed which passages are highlighted most frequently across all of their ebooks. Unsurprisingly, lines from Suzanne Collins's The Hunger Games trilogy topped off the list of most-highlighted quotes, followed by passages from Jane Austen's <i>Pride and …

10 Great Novels That Will Make You More Passionate About Science

Many of the world's greatest scientists were inspired to go into their fields by reading science fiction books. And it's easy to see why. A lot of …

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The Last Book I Loved: The Ocean at the End of the Lane

Delayed gratification is the flip side of procrastination. The anticipation stirred up by putting off something enjoyable can be almost as satisfying …

Articles about 26 books you need read if you love design on Dwell.com - Dwell

The ChampPhaidon Design Classics: 001–999.<p>Even with ample lot size, one Boulder couple opted to go small with their new home.<p>We’ve all seen interior design that almost brings us to the point of being ill. Maybe bad design does cause allergic reactions?<p>Dwell.com is never short of informative, …

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6 Reasons 'Huck Finn' Is Not The Dusty Old Classic You Think It Is

If you read Mark Twain's <i>Adventures of Huckleberry Finn</i> back in high school, you were not alone: A 1992 report showed that 70 percent of all public school students, and 76 percent of all parochial students, were assigned Twain's classic. Few critics' lists of the 'greatest American novels' fail to …

The 15 New Books to Read in 2015

There are few better ways to start a new year than picking up some fresh perspectives to put into action. Here's a sneak preview of 15 exciting books on business and behavior that will hit the shelves in the first half of the year. I've had the pleasure of reading eight of them so far. If the other …

18 Libraries Every Book Lover Should Visit In Their Lifetime

If you love books, libraries are some of the most spectacular buildings in the world.<p>To celebrate these monumentally important buildings, we've complied a list of the most magnificent libraries on the planet.<p>From a library hidden in the forests of Beijing to one in Egypt that was designed like a …

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If I Stay

• <b>Author:</b> Gayle Forman<p><b>The critically acclaimed, bestselling novel from Gayle Forman, author of Where She Went, Just One Day, and Just One Year.</b><p><b>Soon to be a major motion picture, starring Chloe Moretz!</b><p>In the blink of an eye everything changes. Seventeen ­year-old Mia has no memory of the accident; she …

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

• <b>Author:</b> John Boyne<p>Berlin 1942<p>When Bruno returns home from school one day, he discovers that his belongings are being packed in crates. His father has received a promotion and the family must move from their home to a new house far far away, where there is no one to play with and nothing to do. A …

Three thousand reasons to choose your reading carefully

The realisation that I’m a third of the way through all the books I can ever read has prompted me to take a stiffer line on those I bother with<p>According to the book review website Goodreads I recently finished reading my 1,000th book. They didn’t notify me of this, there’s no gold star on my …

The 100 best novels: No 70 – Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell (1949)

George Orwell’s dystopian classic cost its author dear but is arguably the best-known novel in English of the 20th century<p>“It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.” Time is out of joint, and everyday life has no comfort any more: from <i>Down and Out in Paris and London</i> …

The case against e-readers: Why reading paper books is better for your mind.

By Naomi S. Baron<p>, Contributor, Post Everything<p>You got an e-reader over the holidays. What should you load it up with?<p>Beach reads? Sure. “Ulysses”? Probably not.<p>We know a lot about the pros and cons of reading a hard-copy book vs. reading electronically. The problem is, many of us refuse to …

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Authors’ favorite books: The ultimate literary guide to 2014

From Roxane Gay on Lindsay Hunter to Knausgaard on Donald Antrim, authors share the books they loved most this year<p>Michele Filgate<p>December 26, 2014 3:00pm (UTC)<p><b>Karen Abbott, author of “Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy” (Harper)</b><p><i>“Euphoria,” by Lily King (Atlantic Monthly Press)</i><p>I was wholly captivated by …

Most-shared books: the favourites we give again and again

Whether for birthdays, words of comfort, or World Book Night, here are the books we can't stop giving<p>While doing my tax return, I totted up the number of books I had bought last year and counted a whopping seven copies of Winifred Watson's 1938 novel <b>Miss Pettigrew Lives For A Day</b>.<p>Seven! I hadn't …

12 Classic Books That Got Horrible Reviews When They First Came Out

Reviewers are tasked with the daunting challenge of critically assessing a work's artistic merit, and determining whether a book is worth readers' valuable time. They are often also expected to predict -- or influence -- a novel's future, an assignment that may be impossible to fulfill with …

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How to Clear Your Clutter

The important questions you need to ask when cleaning your closet.<p>If you long for an organized home that makes you truly happy, advice from Lauren Rosenfeld & Dr. Melva Green could help. Consider the following when cleaning out...<p><b>Set Your Intentions:</b> What energy do you want to create in each space …