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20 books that will change your life

1 of 21<p>Oprah, Warren Buffett, and more reveal the books that changed their lives<p>Happy New Year, EW readers! ’Tis the season for making resolutions …

Books

17 signs you're a good boss — even if it doesn't feel like it

<b>• Leading others can be challenging at times.</b><p><b>• But there are some subtle signs that you're an exceptional boss.</b><p><b>• It all comes down to your listening skills, empathy, and confidence.</b><p>It's not always easy being in charge.<p>Managing others comes with a ton of pressure. And when you're in a management …

Leadership

The Best Books We Missed in 2017

And the titles their authors say they loved<p>Editor’s Note: Find all of <i>The Atlantic</i>’s “Best of 2017” coverage here.<p>“So many worthy books, so little space.”<p>I type those words all too often, and my colleagues on <i>The Atlantic</i>’s digital side, Jane Yong Kim and Sophie Gilbert, and I have now made a …

Books

The best science fiction, fantasy, and horror novels of 2017

Not a good year for humanity, but a great year for books<p>2017 was a hard year for a lot of people. With climate change, haywire politics, and tech companies running amok, there are lots of reasons to put the year in the rearview mirror. But through it all, a run of great books shined a light in the …

Books

Work Smarter, Not Harder: 10 Ways To Be More Effective At Work

We are creatures of habit, and so are our brains. When we establish routines, we can carry out tasks faster since we don't have to 'think' about the task<p>Regardless of your job or industry, there aren't always enough hours in the day to get everything done. As a result, you constantly feel like …

30 Must-Read Books

1 of 30<p><i>The Great Gatsby,</i> by F. Scott Fitzgerald<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 30<p><i>A House for Mr. Biswas,</i> by V. S. Naipaul<p>3 of 30<p><i>A Tale for the Time Being,</i> by Ruth …

14 Epic Fantasy Series To Pick Up Instead Of Re-Reading 'Game Of Thrones'

Look, I love <i>Game of Thrones</i> as much as the next nerd<i>.</i> I am all about dragons, zombies, and dragon-zombies. But A Song of Ice and Fire is not the <i>only</i> …

Books

The 10 best sci-fi and fantasy books of 2017

It’s always difficult to pick out the best books of the year, regardless of genre (it’s even harder to do it for a general list). There’s the fear …

13 Books That You Would Seriously Would Not Expect Are SUPER Creepy

When you sit down with the book <i>It</i> or <i>The Shining</i> or <i>The Haunting of Hill House,</i> you more or less know what you're getting yourself into. You understand …

Books

50 Tough Questions You Never Ask Yourself, But Should

Lasting growth begins with introspection. These thought-provoking questions will set you up to achieve your life and business goals in the New Year.<p>With the dawn of every New Year, pledges are made by hopefuls everywhere to do or change something big in their life and business. Most of these …

17 books Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg think everyone should read

Gates, the former CEO of Microsoft, reads 50 books a year, he told The New York Times. In 2015, Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook, created an online book club in which he read a book every two weeks.<p>Here are some of the titles the pair have recommended over the past few years.

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Times Critics’ Top Books of 2017

This was a year when books — like the rest of us — tried to keep up with the news, and did a pretty good job of it. Novels about global interconnectedness, political violence and migration; deeply reported nonfiction accounts of racial and economic strife in the United States; stories both imagined …

Books

How to set up HDR gaming on your 4K HDR TV and PS4 and PS4 Pro

The advent of UHD 4K resolution has been a major boon to gaming, as it brought crisper resolutions and finer detail to graphics. However, while 4K is …

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their lifetime, recommended by …

Here Are 12 Books That Will Change Your Life

In case you missed it, November 4th was National Book Lovers Day 2017, and it’s one of our favorite days of the year. There are few things more …

The 50 best books of 2017

Books

12 apps that show you how you’re wasting time — and help you make better use of it

You never thought juggling—a term typically reserved for circus clowns or the party trick you tried to learn in college—would be something you practice daily. Yet, as an entrepreneur, juggling is something you have to constantly practice in order for all balls, bowling pins, and rubber chickens (so …

Apps

The 23 Best New Books of Winter Will Have You Hibernating Over the Holidays

<i>Brenda Janowitz is the POPSUGAR books correspondent. She is the author of five novels, including The Dinner Party.</i><p>Brrr, it's getting cold out there. The holiday season is upon us and the snow will be falling soon, but don't fret. I've got just the thing for your Winter blues. I'm ready to tell you …

The Best Black Friday 2017 Weekend Deals - Updated

<i>If you buy something through this post, IGN may get a share of the sale. For more, read our Terms of Use.</i><p><i>Updated 11/26</i> - <b>Black Friday deals will carry</b> …

14 Awesome date ideas for couples who need romance on a budget

It doesn't matter whether you've only known someone for a couple of weeks, or if you've been married for several years: going on a date is always …

European Travel

Google Assistant commands: You can now match your voice to an individual Netflix profile

We've rounded up the best Google Assistant commands, allowing you to make the most of your device<p><i>Update:</i> Google Assistant has had support for Netflix …

Smart Homes

8 Books to Inspire Hope This Fall

Autumn is the perfect time for renewal, reflection, and looking to the future. Don’t wait for the new year to work on things you can accomplish now. Get the most out of this season with the books on this list — guaranteed to keep hope alive and inspire you to achieve your goals before the holidays …

Books

20 books everyone should read in their 30s

These classic books are worth reading at any age, but the more life experience you have, the more fulfilling you'll find them.<p>From New York Times bestsellers to cult classics, to stories with motivating life lessons, here are 20 books that everyone should read in their 30s, in no particular order.

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15 Life-Changing Fiction Books to Read When You Need an Escape

The only thing I enjoy as much as reading is coming up with a reading list in preparation for an epic (recreational) readathon. Seriously. So as any …

Books

The Top 10 Stephen King Books of All Time

Stephen King's <i>It</i> is now the highest-grossing horror movie of all time, so it's no surprise that Hollywood is dishing out King-inspired properties …

Books

The Single Most Important Job Skill You Can Learn (It'll Be Relevant Forever)

Here are 11 reasons why.<p><i>What will software engineers do when everybody can program? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Ken Mazaika, CTO and Co-founder of The Firehose Project, on</b> …

Project Management

9 Page-Turners Too Addictive To Put Down

<i>Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.</i><p><b>Origin</b> by Dan Brown<p>"The plot is absurd, of course, but the book is a definitive pleasure. Prepare to be absorbed—and in more ways than one." Another Brown (<i>Inferno</i>, 2013, etc.) blockbuster, blending arcana, religion, and …

12 books Bill Gates, Richard Branson, and other moguls think everyone should read

Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates reportedly reads 50 books a year. Oprah Winfrey has called reading "her personal path to freedom."<p>Gates and Winfrey, along with a number of other successful people, have made book recommendations over the years. Here are some of the titles that could help mold the …

Books

The Best Solo Board Games

When board game night falls through, you can always rely on these.<p>Traditionally a group activity, board games are a great way to spend an evening …

Board Games

13 Overrated Literary Classics, and What to Read Instead

Literature