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The First 10 Works of Fiction You Should Read If You’ve Never Read a Book Before

Recently, celebrity chef Jamie Oliver told reporters that — while he has written more than 20 cookbooks — he had never read a whole book until …

Books

http://ow.ly/mpV1r John Hamm and Larry David together at last? We must be dreaming. Our entertainment editor tipped us off on the summer's best movies, TV shows, and albums. Here's what we'll be watching and listening to in the coming months: http://ow.ly/mpV1r

10 ways to eat your way around the world in Montréal

Avocat au Crabe at Chez Alexandre: ampersandyslexia<p>BUT SOME OF THE most memorable culinary experiences that I’ve had were in dining establishments …

Costa Rica

7 places to eat in Montreal

<i>263 St-Viateur Ouest<br>+1 514-276-8044</i><p>I’m not much of a bagel person (Californian here), but I enjoyed the Montreal-style bagel more than its American …

Canada

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E.O. Wilson's Advice for Future Scientists

In his new book, <i>Letters to a Young Scientist</i>, biologist and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Edward O. Wilson aims to inspire a new generation of scientists. Among his observations and advice: Geniuses don't make the best scientists, and don't worry if you aren't good at math.<p>Transcript<p>IRA FLATOW, …

Questions of Travel and Bon Iver, Bon Iver – the perfect soundtrack

On my blog The Book Tuner, I match music to books – pairing those that provide complementary reading and listening experiences. In the wake of …

5 Books That Probably Won't Be Adapted into Movies

From director Baz Luhrmann’s <i>Moulin Rouge</i>-ification of <i>The Great Gatsby</i> to the Joss Whedon-ing of Shakespeare’s <i>Much Ado About Nothing,</i> Hollywood has …

Writing

The 7 Best Graphic Adaptations of Classic Literature

After stalking the bargain shelves at Barnes & Noble, I bought <i>A Tale of Two Cities</i>. I like the beginning of <i>Tale</i> (“It was the best of times, it was …

Literature

Elizabeth Wein's top 10 dynamic duos in fiction

"I got very excited about coming up with a list of Sensational Teams, which is how my own characters in Code Name Verity refer to themselves. But it …

Carnegie medal shortlist: your verdicts

The Weight of Water by Sarah Crossan<p><b>Synopsis:</b> Kasienka and her mother arrive in England, immigrants without any friends and completely self-reliant. …

I Know What You Should Be Reading This Summer: Part Deux

Earlier this week, I posted a list of summer book recommendations, and there was such a positive response to the post that I'd thought I'd add a second round of recommendations (because, hey, who doesn't need some great book recommendations?).<p>So, in no particular order, here is my second Top 5 …

Storyville: 3 Essential Books You Should Read in Every Major Genre

Comments<p>Andrew Peirce from Perth, Australia is reading <i>Big Bosoms and Square Jaws</i> June 14, 2013 - 8:31am<p>Most of these are books that I would gladly …

Books

5 Great Novels That Will Mess With Your Mind

This week sees the release of Max Barry’s latest novel <i>Lexicon</i>, an inventive, cerebral, and majorly twisty thriller. To celebrate, Flavorwire asked …

Books

Watch 6 Wondrous Clouds Float Inside Museum Walls

Like a magician, Berndnaut Smilde conjures up miniature indoor clouds.<p>Anyone who has tried drawing or painting clouds knows that they’re incredibly difficult to reproduce in pictorial form. Well, that can’t actually be tougher than making them, right? In the last few years, artist Berndnaut Smilde …

Overcoming Baby's Bedtime Battles

Does your baby or toddler love the nightlife? We have the answers to your biggest sleep problems.<p>Tell Us How to Get Our Kid to Sleep<p>It's topic number one on the mind of every new parent. It overshadows every other question in the parenting universe, beating out how to breastfeed and when baby …

"City of Clowns, Edition 1 of 10" is a recent work by Manila-based artist Michael Vincent Manalo. Discover more work by this #OneToWatch artist http://saatol.us/13MnrwG.

Oil on canvas Artist : Eric Zener © Posted by Humam

oil on canvas 50x70cm 2003

Locals on the west side of the Italian Riviera – the Riviera dei Fiori – are so used to being surrounded by breathtaking landscapes that they have a phrase for it: "per noi, e normale" (for us, it is normal). But visitors stand the risk of never wanting to leave. http://www.bbc.com/travel/feature/20130611-have-the-italian-riviera-all-to-yourself?OCID=fbtvlimg

Sparkling Grapefruit Sangria

Sparkling Grapefruit Sangria.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> March 29, 2013 112<p>It seems that every three months I crave seasonal sangria.<p>I don’t know what this says …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Review<p>A deep dive on <i>Avengers</i> for those who've seen the movie.<p>By The Editors of GQ4 days agoView More<p>Hair Gods<p>See the Avengers star's new facial hair …