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NFL Confidential: True Confessions from the Gutter of Football

Posted in Best Books for Men and Media<p>Written by an anonymous NFL backup player who, despite hating the game of football, managed to rise to the …

16 Canadian reads for the first half of 2016

The Globe's Books Editor looks at the most anticipated (Canadian) books of the (first half of the) year<p>The High Mountains of Portugal, by Yann Martel, Knopf Canada, February.<p>Yann Martel's fourth novel, which takes place mainly in Portugal over the course of the 20th century, weaves together three …

22 Contemporary Authors You Absolutely Should Be Reading

These writers are not to be missed.

The brain injury that made me a math genius

Twelve years ago, Jason Padgett had never made it past pre-algebra. And then a violent mugging changed everything<p>If you could see the world through my eyes, you would know how perfect it is, how much order runs through it, and how much structure is hidden in its tiniest parts. We’re so often …

10 Brilliant Books That Will Grab You From Page One

<i>Originally posted on Kirkus:</i><p>We expect true crime books to draw us in from page one. But when a vast, epic novel or nonfiction book about the details of an international news story smartly seduces us from page one, count us impressed. Here are some titles that hooked us from the beginning but kept …