Matthew Anderson

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10 Great, Free Things to Do in New York City This Summer

It’s easy to spend a lot of cash in New York. It's also possible to spend none at all.<p>Summer is here, and hot, in the teeming metropolis of New York …

The 15 best books to read on your commute

Our friends at Amazon put together a list of the best books for your commute. Whether they're divided into small chapters, filled with tips to get you ahead at work, or just feature a train prominently, these 15 books are perfect for reading on the way to and from the office.<p>We've included blurbs …

Books

The 5 books Bill Gates thinks you should read this summer

Want to know what the richest man in the world reads?<p>Bill Gates has written a blog post, recommending five books to his fans and followers.<p>He wrote on his website: "This summer, my recommended reading list has a good dose of books with science and math at their core. But there’s no science or math …

12 bookstores every reader should visit in their lifetime

Are you someone who refuses to believe the theory that “print is dead”? Who always makes room in a suitcase for a paperback? Who finds it easy to …

12 Brilliantly Literary Hotels for Book Lovers

Add this grand, dramatic hotel set in a palace built in 1894 to your bucket list, not just for the regal digs, but for the massive library, which …

The 21 most popular novels of the year so far

The beauty of fiction writing is its ability to take the reader into captivating imagined worlds, from fantasy-like environments to tales set back in time.<p>Every year, Amazon pulls together its most popular print books of the year​. Based on sales numbers and updated daily, the list is a good …

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The 100 greatest British novels

BBC Culture polled book critics outside the UK, to give an outsider’s perspective on the best in British literature.<p>What does the rest of the world see as the greatest British novels? In search of a collective critical assessment, BBC Culture contributor Jane Ciabattari polled 82 book critics, from …

Literature

Here Are All the Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Books That Will Blow Your Mind This May

Buckle up. It’s a new month, and that means that we’ve got a whole bunch of new books arriving in bookstores to get excited for. There are new books …

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Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

‘Too many young boys are told they’ll be king of the world by their parents and too many young girls are told they are little princesses.’<p>10:02 p.m. …

The Wheel of Time Is Officially Coming to Television

Among the top tier fantasy authors is Robert Jordan, creator of <i>The Wheel of Time</i> series. If you thought Tolkien and Martin wrote epic fantasy series, …

A Not-So-Easy Hike for an Otherworldly View

Photo: Brandon Morris<p>A year ago, Brandon and LeAnn Morris decided to quit their jobs in Seattle and hit the road. Not an uncommon premise for anyone that follows any adventurous Instagram accounts, but they actually did it. Six months of passport stamps from Nepal, Thailand, New Zealand, Japan, …

Science, Fiction And Philosophy Collide In Astonishing 'Lightning'

"I am grateful, so grateful, tolerant reader, that you read on," says Mycroft Canner halfway through <i>Too Like the Lightning</i>, Ada Palmer's awe-inspiring debut novel. Yes, Canner addresses the reader throughout the book; as the main character and narrator, he breaks the fourth wall so pervasively that …

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Watch: ‘Inferno’ Teaser Trailer Promises More of the Same

Tom Hanks and Ron Howard will be making their descent into the inferno this October and fans finally have a first look at the journey. Sony has released a teaser trailer for Ron Howard’s “Inferno” starring everyone’s favorite symbologist-turned-unlikely-adventurer, Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks).<p>Based …

Bookarc Mod

Another stylish Mac accessory has been released by Twelve South, the new BookArc möd is a beautiful and meticulously crafted hardwood stand for the …

Minox DCC 5.1 Classic Digital Camera (Orange)

Rare Concept Cars on Display: Atlanta High Museum of Art's Upcoming 'Dream Cars' Exhibition

It ain't just New York, Los Angeles and Chicago that get the killer design shows. Next month Atlanta's High Museum of Art is hosting an exhibition …

5 Awesome Travel Tech Gadgets For Mobile Entrepreneurs

As an entrepreneur who travels a reasonable amount for work, I am always on the lookout for cool and useful gadgets to make the journey easier. Here are some of my favorite new products for 2014.<p>1. Lifeproof iPhone Case<p><b>What It Does (And Why You Will Love It):</b> Here is a confession: I like to drown …

Checking In with Lisbon

Lisbon feels to me like Europe's San Francisco with rattling trolleys, a famous suspension bridge, a heritage dominated by a horrific earthquake (1755), and lots of fog. I'm kicking off my two months of spring research here--and I've hit the ground running to be sure everything in my Rick Steves …

Boston Sights

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