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Michael Ondaatje recommends two overlooked classics

<b>In accepting the Golden Man Booker Prize, The English Patient author Michael Ondaatje commented that he wished "that those of us on this Man Booker</b> …

The 16 Best True Crime Books Of All Time

It seems like everyone is obsessing over all things true crime lately — from binging <i>Making a Murderer</i> on Netflix, to tuning in to the latest <i>S-Town</i> …

Crime

10 amazing pedestrian bridges you need to see – and cross

Take a walk<p>Pedestrian bridges can be simple and utilitarian, or they can be exquisitely creative masterpieces and feats of engineering. We've chosen …

National Parks

Top 20 Books Of The 20th Century: How Many Have You Read?

<b>MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) —</b> Book lovers, rejoice! Today is your day.(photo credit: Thinkstock)To honor National Book Lover’s Day, we want to know how many …

Books

From the bookstore to the silver screen: 12 not-to-be-missed movies based on books

It sounds like blasphemy, but even the most dedicated lover of literature has to put down their book once in a while. (Please. Your optometrist is begging you.)<p>But that doesn't mean you have to forsake all things literary. Books have always been reliable source material for Hollywood filmmakers, …

Books

7 Awesome Coastal Towns in Europe to Visit This Season

When you think of a coastal escape, California and the Carolinas probably come to mind, rather than a seemingly “bigger” trip to Europe where you’d …

Northern Lights

The 50 books we're dying to see get adapted

What can Hollywood do with these?

Books

26 Books That Make You Want To Book A Trip ASAP

Bon voyage!!<p><i>Responses have been edited for clarity and length, and not all books on this list were suggested by the community.</i>

Books

Summer reads: 11 of the best history books to take on holiday

A refreshing take on Queen Elizabeth I; a guide to archaeological wonders such as Pompeii and Stonehenge; and an interrogation of the history behind …

Books

33 Great True-Crime Books, According to Crime Writers

<i>All week long, Vulture is exploring the many ways true crime has become one of the most dominant genres in popular culture. While crime-driven</i> …

Books

The 10 Greatest Real-Life Adventure Books

A panel of explorers nominate their favourite tales of suffering and survival<p>Why risk your own life and limbs when you can revel in just how badly it can go wrong for others? We asked a panel of explorers and adventurers to nominate their favourite tales of suffering and survival<p>The Kon-Tiki …

Books

The Best Small Beach Towns for People Who Want to Escape the Crowds

1 of 13<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 13<p>Cape May, New Jersey<p>3 of 13<p>Ogunquit, Maine<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 13<p>Chatham, Massachusetts<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 13<p>Cannon Beach, …

New Jersey

10 Beach Towns with the Highest Quality of Life, Ranked!

Live by the beach—in bliss—in one of these waterfront towns recognized for their off-the-charts quality of life (think short commute time and average …

Miami Beach

9 Historical Fiction Books That Will Actually Get You Interested In History Again

• Grazia<br>• Life<br>• Books<p>by Clare Finney | 13 09 2017<p>Yearnin' for some literary learnin'? We've got all the historical fiction you need right here<p>It is, I will …

Books

Road Trip: 3 Days in Northern Michigan

How to get comfortably lost at the tip of the Mitt.<p>This 500-mile road trip starts in Traverse City and ends in Copper Harbor, bridging Michigan’s Upper and Lower Peninsulas, while visiting three out of five Great Lakes.<p>The trip: Three days, 500 miles<p>Getting there:<p>Fly into <b>Cherry Capital Airport …

‘Gropey, grabby, disgusting’: Anthony Bourdain unloaded on Bill Clinton and Trump in interview

Anthony Bourdain’s suicide last month sent millions of the television host’s fans into tailspins of mourning. Much of the grief centered on how Bourdain’s voice — edgy and compassionate, candid and bighearted — had been permanently and suddenly silenced.<p>But now one of Bourdain’s final interviews …

Bill Clinton

6 books Barack Obama recommends reading this summer

For the first time since leaving office, Barack Obama is returning to Kenya and South Africa, where he’ll speak in remembrance of the 100th …

9 New True Crime Books That Should Definitely Be Movies

True crime has always been popular, but it seems to have become <i>wildly</i> popular genre over the last few years. Every week, it seems, a new true crime …

The 100 Books Every Man Should Read

Books for men aren't all about DIY and fast cars, from mind-altering works of fiction and life-affirming autobiographies to stylish coffee table …

Books

The Best Small Beach Towns for People Who Want to Escape the Crowds

Summer is officially here, but it isn't <i>really</i> summer until you step onto the sand, lay down a towel, and soak in some rays at the beach.<p>There are …

10 Best Car-Free Island Getaways

1 of 10<p>Fire Island, NY<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Bald Head Island, NC<p>3 of 10<p>Mackinac Island, MI<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Little St. Simons Island, …

The 30 Best Sports Books Ever Written

Fill the gaps between watching sport with the greatest writing about Muhammad Ali, Brian Clough, Diego Maradona and more<p>What the following list includes: two books about Brian Clough, two novels, two books on tennis and a dozen other sports covered, plus backgammon. (Backgammon is not a sport.) And …

Top 10 books about gangsters

It’s not hard to understand the enduring appeal of gangsters in fiction. From the romantic notion of the outlaw antihero to the caricature of the psychotic mob boss, they have been portrayed in many different lights; but the unifying theme is that they live by a set of rules alien to the …

9 Great American Novels by Authors Born in Other Countries

First things first: what exactly <i>is</i> a Great American Novel? Opinions have long been divided on the subject, and the truth is, one person’s GAN is …

10 Best Beach Hotels in Maine

1 of 10<p>The Tides Beach Club, Kennebunkport<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Chebeague Island Inn, Chebeague Island<p>3 of 10<p>Inn by the Sea, Cape Elizabeth<p>Advertisement<p>…

The Ultimate Beach Read Bucket List

We're passionate about beach reads. Or, more specifically, we're passionate about the act of reading on the beach. The act symbolizes a pause from …

15 Books You Should Read to Understand Modern Journalism

Never has there been a greater need for media, and never has there been such a disjointed and disenchanting market for actual journalists. To make …

JPMorgan says everyone should read these 10 books this summer

JPMorgan has released its 19th summer annual reading list.<p>The banking behemoth's summer reading list of 10 nonfiction titles includes books for readers of various interests. Some books focus on, yes, business. But they also touch on ideas applicable to all, such as leadership and group dynamics. …

African-American News

The best biographies and autobiographies ever written

<b>Our critics chose the greatest memoirs and biographies ever written, from the definitive biography of Winston Churchill to a dazzling graphic novel about a young girl's coming-of-age in Iran</b><p><b>Lives of the Caesars</b> by Suetonius (c121AD)<p>Suetonius was private secretary to the emperor Hadrian and although …

The Best Summer Reads of All Time

Entertaining does not have to be synonymous with trash. Some on this list are serious, some are funny, and some will keep you up all night. But all …