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Yewande Omotoso - The Woman Next Door - Book Review

The Woman Next Door<p>By Yewande Omotoso<p>Picador<br>$16.00<br>ISBN 9781250124579<br>Published 02/07/2017<p>Fiction / World Fiction<p>Buy the book<p>Trending Book Reviews<p>Early …

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The Strange Prophecies in Norman Mailer’s “The Armies of the Night”

“On a day somewhat early in September, the year of the first March on the Pentagon, 1967, the phone rang one morning and Norman Mailer, operating on his own principle of war games and random play, picked it up.” So begins Norman Mailer’s “The Armies of the Night,” and, as I read it almost fifty …

Literature

'A Child Went Forth' by mysterious author Boston Teran is a great American saga: book review

"A Child Went Forth" by Boston Teran; High Top Publishing (332 pages, $22)<p>The award-winning author and cult sensation known as Boston Teran, who …

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16 Best Secret Getaways in the World - Underrated Travel Destinations & Unique Vacation Ideas

1 of 16<p>Puglia<p>Puglia, the heel of Italy’s stylish boot, has a wonderfully distinct allure that can only come from its rural landscape and patchwork …

Northern Lights

Have You Read These Science Fiction Fantasy Books That Have Been Optioned for TV and Film?

It's a fact: Hollywood is mining the pages of science fiction and fantasy for excellent stories to tell onscreen. Here's the latest roundup of …

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13 New Historical Fiction Books To Read If You Want To Escape 2018 For A Little While

The sun is shining, the weather is warm, and I'm looking to escape the rest of the world for a little while. It's one one thing to take a social …

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If you only read one book this summer … make it this one

<b>Literary page turner</b><i><br>Home Fire</i> <i>by</i> <i>Kamila Shamsie</i><br>Sophocles’s <i>Antigone</i> is remodelled for a searingly contemporary tale of state violence, Islamist radicalisation and family duty in this year’s Women’s prize winner.<p><b>Beach read</b><i>Conversations with Friends by Sally Rooney</i><br>Catch up on the witty Irish debut about …

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10 Books That Will Make You More Interesting

We’re firm believers in the power of a good book to change lives, and it’s for this reason we set aside time every single day to knock down a few …

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Found: 3 Poisonous Books in a University Library

Their green covers meant danger.<p>The librarians at the University of Southern Denmark weren’t looking for poison. They just wanted to read the scraps …

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Six Books We Could and Should All Write

Let’s make sure we’re all understanding each other. I’m not talking about novels and plays and poems. And I’m definitely not talking about great novels and plays and poems. It’s pointless to tell people to write stuff like that. Even the ones who want to can’t. And of course, most people don’t even …

22 books we can’t put down (AKA your search for the perfect summer read stops here)

Summer is undoubtedly a time to be active, whether for you that means surfing near a millennial-pink beach, hiking to Instagram-worthy waterfalls, or …

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The best science fiction and fantasy to read this month

<b>The Freeze-Frame Revolution</b> (Tachyon), by Peter Watts, is a delicious morsel of hard science fiction. The short novel follows the crew of a construction ship who have spent 66 million years traveling across the galaxy building interstellar wormhole gates for humanity. The group is held in suspended …

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55 Happy Books Proven To Boost Your Mood​

Today's Top Stories<p>1<p>4 Breast Cancer Symptoms That Aren't a Lump<p>2<p>How to Buy the Best Ancestry DNA Test Kit for You<p>3<p>The 50 Healthiest Foods For Women<p>4<p>8 Most Effective Exercises For Weight Loss<p>5<p>Think You Know How to Do CPR? You Might Be Wrong<p>Being a bookworm can make you as happy as receiving a raise. …

You Can See America's Most Stunning Sights By Purchasing a Single Amtrak Ticket

A little while ago college friends rented a house in Montana for the summer and invited my family and me to visit. In an e-mail containing …

5 Books You Read in High School That Deserve a Second Chance

Charlie, a simple-minded custodian, is chosen as the subject for experimental brain surgery that could increase his intelligence. It works …

Fresh voices: 50 writers you should read now

Small presses are making a big noise at the moment because of books like ​Eley Williams’​ Attrib. and Other Stories<p>Artist and writer James Bridle is increasingly talked-about. His ambitious debut book New Dark Age comes out in July<p>Riad Sattouf spent a decade writing for Charlie Hebdo. His graphic …

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The 9 Travel Hacks You’ll Wish You Knew All Along

Already taking a trip or just planning your next one? These tips will help you save time, money and sanity.<p>Travel can be tricky. Did you pay too much …

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15 Adult Books Like 'A Wrinkle In Time' To Read If You Grew Up On The Childhood Classic

With <i>A Wrinkle in Time</i> taking the box office by storm, you should have already dusted off your old copy and re-read it in anticipation of seeing the …

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So You Want to Read Time Travel Fiction: Here’s Where to Start

Any respectable list of time travel novels has to start with H. G. Wells’ groundbreaking novel <i>The Time Machine</i>. Casting aside the magic and mysticism …

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The Best Modern Philosophy Books

<b>We’ve now explored both the most important philosophy books as well as the best philosophy books for beginners, however – naturally these lists are</b> …

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5 Novels Featuring Obsessed Bookworms on the Hunt

A Novel<p>How far would you go for a book that would blow your mind — for good? In Tim Wirkus’ <i>The Infinite Future</i>, three troubled people obsessed with …

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Benjamin Franklin built his character around 13 virtues — and following his weekly plan could change your life

<b>• Founding father Benjamin Franklin sought to live his life based on 13 virtues.</b><p><b>• He even kept a chart to record which virtues he was actually living by on a weekly basis.</b><p><b>• Tracking and reflecting on these traits could help you lead a more virtuous life.</b><p>Benjamin Franklin was born in 1706 into a …

Self-improvement

The 33 Most Exciting New Books Of 2018

Here are the books we can't wait to read in 2018! (Ranked in no particular order.)

Incredible Burrito Bowl Recipes

Healthy, fast, and delicious? Sign us up.<p>Finding weeknight dinner recipes that are healthy, quick, easy, and kid-friendly can be difficult, but we’ve …

We Are What We Read

<b>THE WRITTEN WORLD</b> <b><br>The Power of Stories to Shape People, History, Civilization</b><br>By Martin Puchner<br>Illustrated. 412 pp. Random House. $32.<p><b>THE SOCIAL LIFE OF BOOKS</b> <b><br>Reading Together in the Eighteenth-Century Home</b><br>By Abigail Williams<br>Illustrated. 351 pp. Yale University Press. $40.<p>I recall Noel Annan, the …

Literature

The 100 best nonfiction books of all time: the full list

After two years of careful reading, moving backwards through time, Robert McCrum has concluded his selection of the 100 greatest nonfiction books. Take a quick look at five centuries of great writing<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his 100 greatest nonfiction books list<br>• The 100 best novels written in …

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10 Unconventional "History Books" That Will Change The Way You Think About Everything

If you stayed awake through history class in high school, you probably remember learning a lot of dates and names. It's likely that you studied the …

Louise Erdrich's 6 favorite books that will transport you

<b>Standard Deviation by Katherine Heiny</b> (Knopf, $26).<p>World entered: an overpopulated New York City apartment. This book has a veneer of ordinariness …