Kasi Kinzie

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17 Great Books You Won’t Be Able to Put Down

Some are new, some are staff favorites, but all are terrific—and you’ll love at least one.<p>If Oddball Families Make You Smile<p><b>The People We Hate at the</b> …

Books

15 Incredible, Edible Egg Salad Recipes

You put SOOOOO much creativity into making beautiful Easter eggs each year, only to toss the whole bunch after the holiday. But here’s a food *reuse* idea that’s as green as spring. Store the eggs properly and you’ve got a real jump-start on delicious hard-boiled egg recipes. Everyone loves deviled …

Healthy Eating

Mom Seeks Novel for Family Book Club, No Kafka or Y.A. Allowed

<b>Dear Match Book,</b><p><i>A little over a year ago I started a book club with my 20-something son and daughter. My son will be a graduate student this fall working toward</i> <i>a Ph.D. in English. He reads Kafka for fun. My daughter has a graduate degree in education and teaches seven</i><i>th-grade English. She reads</i> …

16 of the coolest apps and gadgets you should use the next time you travel

Thanks to technology, gone are the days of overpaying for flights, struggling to book a place to stay when you travel, or suffering through terrible meals at subpar restaurants.<p>But with so many available apps and gadgets to help you out, which ones are really going to save you time and money or …

5 Big Luxury Travel Mistakes You Might Be Making

Many people think that having a big budget ensures the ability to enjoy great travel. They are wrong.<p>Even if you have the discretionary pocketbook to do whatever you want, you have to actually know what it is you want to do – and how to do it best. More importantly, even with lots of cash, time …

Luxury Travel

Steamy Literature: Recommended Reading

Books you can recommend to your book club if you’re feeling a little evilReading is sexy.And you know that from more than just “50 Shades” and …

Every book Barack Obama recommended during (and after) his presidency

Whether he was reading to kids at the White House, hitting up local bookstores on Black Friday, or giving recommendations to his daughters, former …

Books: 10 most important books of 2016 and more

Hello, I'm books editor Carolyn Kellogg, with this week's book news for you.<p><b>THE BIG STORY</b><p>Looking back on the year, I've selected the 10 most important books of 2016. Because books take so long to create, there's no guarantee that they'll be as meaningful when they're published as they were when …

34 Amazing South America Adventure Experiences

When people think of South America adventure, they think of a destination in rawness, vast wilderness and spectacular scenery. The amount of outdoor …

5 Nonfiction Books We’re Excited to Read in 2017

Mutiny, Martyrdom, and National Identity in the Age of Revolution<p>A. Roger Ekirch<p>As we’ve seen with fugitive Edward Snowden, the process of criminal extradition can turn into a diplomatic nightmare, especially when the two nations at the negotiation table already have a difficult relationship. Such …

Books

Reading as Respite: A Critic’s Picks in 2016

<b>This</b> year has, I believe, been a trying one for most people — except on the book front, which in both works of fiction and nonfiction offered respite …

Will Coldwell, Joanne O'Connor, Kevin Rushby and Guardian readers

North York

The 25 Books You're Going to Want to Curl Up With This Fall

Summer reading is great, but there's nothing better than getting that first pumpkin latte of the season and curling up with a good book. I'm Brenda Janowitz, author of The Dinner Party, and I'm here to tell you which books are going to make you late to all of your Halloween parties. We've got a …

Books

An Italian vacation is not what two couples hoped in Delia Ephron's 'Siracusa'

"This is not a true story," Delia Ephron insists in the acknowledgments section of her novel "Siracusa." "All characters and circumstances are fictional."<p>Why this cautionary note? Perhaps Ephron – whose late sister Nora Ephron famously skewered her ex-husband, the journalist Carl Bernstein, in her …

10 Best Apps For Travellers [2016 Edition]

Not all trips are about cutting digital ties. There’s a time and a place for unplugging, but tech-savvy travellers know a smartphone can be the …

Apps

3 New Books You *Need* to Read With Your BFF

With cuffing season long gone, summer is a time for flings and romance… right? While that <i>may</i> or may not be true, there’s one undisputed fact: The pool boy may be for now, but the lady telling you to go for it is forever. This summer, BFFs and sisters rule fiction, from the lightest beach reads to …

Books

10 Things All Aspiring Writers Should be Doing

<i>What are some writing tips for young aspiring authors? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Steena Holmes, NYT & USA Today Bestselling Author of Saving Abby and 27 other titles, on Quora.</b><p>I'm a …

10 Books Coming to a Movie Theater Near You

By Erin Flaaen | Off the Shelf<p>I'm not really a film critic. When it comes to book to movie adaptations, though, I suddenly become the one person everyone wants (or doesn't want) to go to the theater with. That's because I will laugh, I will cry, and I will critique. Here are ten book-to-movie …

Here are a few more stories that will leave you speechless

To absolutely no one’s surprise, this week’s most popular story was about the doctor and the flight attendant. Oh, you know the one I’m talking …

A reservoir in Lithuania leads wild swimmer Chrissie to some deep and very dark revelations, as she writes to her friend in the story that Stephen King judged our winner

Stephen King

Want to know what it’s like to give everything up and escape to more exotic climes? These inspiring travellers have made it work in all sorts of ways<p><b>Emma Robson, 35, from London is an adventure tour leader</b> <br>I was a cardiac physiologist working at St Thomas’s hospital in London and had spent seven …

Inspiration

My Istanbul Travel Experience

At first, I was terrified of being in Istanbul because<p>a) before we left, Emma, my friend who was traveling with me, told me about this guy at our college who went there and got both his hands slashed, and<p>b) one of my other friends warned me not to favorite pink trench coat while visiting the city, …

7 White-Hot Suspense Novels To Heat Up Your Holidays

Is it cold outside, or are these books just sending chills down your spine?<p>You’re sharing a bedroom with your kid sister. Your uncle won’t stop turning the volume up on his favorite holiday CD (“Christmas With the Chipmunks”). You RSVPed “yes” to apparently endless seasonal parties despite never …

Why Fates and Furies was this year’s most talked-about novel

To qualify as the US book of the year – that ineffable title to which Lauren Groff’s third novel, <i>Fates and Furies</i>, lays persuasive claim – a novel needs more than just blockbuster sales. In fact, the book that “everybody” seems to be reading often climbs no higher than a respectable but …

Books

Mastery And Mystery Mix It Up In 'Prado'

Just because we see something doesn't mean we understand it. Even more to the point, just because we find something beautiful doesn't mean we've understood it. These are messages underscored in in Javier Sierra's unusual, intriguing new novel <i>The Master of the Prado</i>, a work of fiction interleaved …

10 Far-from-Home Thanksgiving Escapes

Call your family and tell them you'll see them next month. You know what can't wait until the holidays? A total getaway, booked far from the in-laws and last-minute cranberry sauce-run traffic. Ditch the post-turkey nap (well, not completely—see choice number one) and treat yourself to a whirlwind …

Santa Barbara

(K)ink: Writing While Deviant #3: Tina Horn

<i>There’s evidence that D.H. Lawrence enjoyed an erotic power exchange relationship with his wife, that James Joyce was into scat (among other things),</i> …

The Daily Routines of 12 Famous Writers (And How They Can Help You Succeed)

How many people die with their best work still inside them?<p>We often assume that great things are done by those who were blessed with natural talent, genius, and skill. But how many great things could have been done by people who never fully realized their potential? I think many of us, myself …

5 Hot Books: John Irving's New Novel, and Letters From Actress Mary Louise Parker

The following article first appeared in The National Book Review<p>1. <i>Dear Mr. You by Mary Louise Parker</i> (Scribner)<p>Parker is known as the marijuana-dealing widow and mother of two in the Showtime series <i>Weeds</i>, and a tragic young woman in the crowd-pleasing film <i>Fried Green Tomatoes</i>. Now the Tony- Emmy- …

What Writing His First Novel Taught Author Ted Bell About Writing His Ninth Novel

<i>"I can't predict what's going to happen with movie deals but I can predict what's going to happen with Putin."</i><p>After he said it over the phone, author Ted Bell and I chuckled. It was mid-morning on a Monday. Bell and I could hear one another over the line, sipping our coffee <i>(he in Northern</i> …