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10 New Fall Books That Should Be On Your Nightstand

I can't wait to get my hands on all of these books! From the soul-soothing words of Brene Brown to the historical observations of Margo Jefferson, there's something here for everyone.<p><i>Rising Strong</i> by Brene' Brown -- Getting back up after failing is the theme of Brown's newest book of inspiration. …

What made the shortlist for the 2015 Booker Prize?

The six shortlisted titles for the Man Booker Prize have been announced. There are two British authors on the list - the experimental novelist Tom McCarthy, and rising star Sunjeev Sahota - alongside two Americans (Anne Tyler and Hanya Yanagihara), as well as Marlon James from Jamaica and Chigozie …

Books

8 Books That Will Make You Want To Travel To India

Whatever your impressions about India, reading about the country before you travel there can help de-mystify the experience and prepare you for what you're about to see.<p>Here are 8 awesome books that will make you want to travel to India—or help prepare you for your journey.

India

53 Books That Will Definitely Make You Cry

*grabs Kleenex*<p><i>Note: Some entries have been edited for clarity and/or length.</i>

Anuradha Roy, the only Indian on the Man Booker Prize 2015 longlist

Anuradha Roy doesn't think nationalities have anything to do with literature—and yet, she cannot help fielding questions about how it feels to be the …

Man Booker prize 2015,Books,Culture,Awards and prizes,Booker prize,Fiction,World news,UK news<p>Bill Clegg among debut novelists on list of writers considered for prestigious prize, while established names include Anne Enright and Marilynne Robinson

Books

Jinnah eloped with a girl 20 years younger to him: Nisid Hajari

Famous writer Nisid Hajari talked about his new book Midnight's Furies in an interview with Karan Thapar.

5 forgotten literary classics to curl up with on a rainy day

“You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me,” remarked CS Lewis and truer words were never spoken!<p>What better way …

Most Anticipated: The Great Second-Half 2015 Book Preview

If you like to read, we’ve got some news for you. The second-half of 2015 is straight-up, stunningly chock-full of amazing books. If someone told …

Open-Floor Family Home in San Francisco Instills Peacefulness

This family home in San Francisco was re-imagined by Jeff King & Co as a cozy home where children and parents can carelessly flow from one space to …

21 Best Things To Do In The San Francisco Bay Area, As Explained By Locals

New York was freezing, and I had to leave. Thanks to JetBlue and a $63 round-trip ticket (yes, you read that right), I headed to the San Francisco Bay Area where the weather was better and the food, too, gave NYC a run for its money.<p>While there, I worked from various cafes, friends' homes and …

Revealing Photo Series Documents School Lunches Around the World

Around 32 million children in the US eat cafeteria food every weekday, and most of these students consume over half their daily calories at school. With this in mind, it's clear that school cafeterias are becoming crucial in the fight against childhood obesity. Sweetgreen–a chain of salad …

Food

Norwegian Recipes: Easy to Make Apple Cake

I love anything apple-cinnamon flavored and with a touch of vanilla ice cream. Apple Cake is heavenly! I actually like to bake, but I am all for the simpler recipes. I don't have the patience if you have to fly through hoops and hassles to get the result. After all, I am in it for the baked goods …

10 Cozy Rooms Filled With Texture

It’s official–fall is here! Crisp mornings and chilly evenings are making an appearance, along with the promise of beautiful foliage in the coming …

All The Recipes You Need To Cook (And Eat) This Fall

Yes, it's true, summer has come to an end. But don't freak out because it's actually kind of a good thing. Sure, it's sad to say goodbye to the grill outs, summer berries and all that ice cream. But fall means apple pie a la mode, big bowls of soup and <i>so much pasta</i>. Guys, fall totally wins when it …

Martha Stewart's easy 'One Pot' comfort food for fall

Fall is officially here, and along with football and leaves changing colors, that also means it's time for some warm comfort food. Which makes it the perfect time to try three of Martha Stewart's favorite (and easy) fall comfort foods, from her new book "One Pot," that you can make in a slow cooker.<p>…

28 Colorful Kitchens That Will Inspire You

From classic pastels to offbeat colors.<p>Bored with your pure white kitchen? Try adding a dose of light — or bright — color to liven up your favorite room.

Kitchens

Small Bedroom Storage: 10 Over-the-Door Organizers Under $50

An organized home is incredibly gratifying. It allows tasks to get done more smoothly, cleaning completed more quickly, and projects processed more …

Decorating Hacks You Can Complete In An Hour

Feeling crafty but don't want to spend the whole weekend tethered to a hot glue gun? These wildly easy D.I.Y.s will make a major impact on your space.<p>Feeling crafty but don't want to spend the whole weekend tethered to a hot glue gun? These wildly easy D.I.Y.s will make a major impact on your …

Crafting

The 10 Soothing Paint Colors That Will Change Your Life

We're feeling more relaxed already.<p>Color has the power to heal your spirit: It can be soothing, healing and make you feel reborn. So we asked 10 interior designers to share their favorite feel-good colors. Will one make it to your home?

Home Decorating

Kim and Kanye to Buy $20 Million Mansion With Vineyard

The couple will buy an estate in Hidden Hills. This article originally appeared on ELLEDECOR.com.<p><i>Photo: Zillow/Getty Images</i><p>After giving up on the renovation of their Bel-Air mansion, Kim and Kanye have now found the house of their dreams. According to E! Online, the couple is in escrow for a $20 …

Real Estate

5 Supereasy Avocado Recipes Beyond Guacamole

The healthy green wonder isn't just for chips and dip. One taste of these amazing dishes and you just might be signing up for the Avocado of the …

The Most Beautiful Summer Desserts Of All Time

Everyone swoons over the beauty of spring vegetables but summer fruits may be even more glorious -- especially in dessert form. From plump blackberries to ruby raspberries to juicy peaches and nectarines, summer fruits are exceptionally exquisite.<p>While we love sneaking berries and stone fruit into …

32 Amazing Beach-Inspired Kitchen Designs

If you are decorating a coastal or beach house, or just want a piece of beach in your home, this roundup is for you. A coastal kitchen is a fantastic …

From Cocktails to Dessert: A Complete Menu for Your Next Summer Dinner Party

You've invited friends over for dinner, now you've got to decide what to cook. Try this easy and foolproof Mediterranean-style menu. All of the dishes are crowd-pleasers and you can make most of them ahead of time, so all that's left to do when your guests arrive is reheat and fire up the</b> …

Vogue India Finds a Home on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / February 25, 2014<p>When Priya Tanna was hired, at 32, to helm Vogue India in 2007, she was one of the youngest editors running an …