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Grammar

The 7 Best Books of the Year So Far, As Chosen by Amazon

There are more than three months left in 2017, but the best reads of the year are beginning to crystallize—just in time for holiday shopping season, …

19 Little Tricks Guaranteed To Get Your Kids To Read

Here's how to inspire a love for reading books in your children.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

If You Want To Quit Smoking, Read This Book

It's boring and repetitive and it really works.<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.</b><p>Yeah, it's boring. It's incredibly repetitive, to the point where it starts to seem like an absurdist play. It's something …

Publishing

4 Science Books That Explore the Future of Human Evolution

Not too long ago, designer babies, artificial intelligence, and immortality were the exclusive province of science-fiction. Not anymore. According to …

Culture

10 Great Books to Read When You Can't Sleep or Have Insomnia

Sponsored by TarcherPerigee, publisher of <i>The Nocturnal Journal</i> by Lee Crutchley.<p>An engaging and emotionally aware resource for night owls, …

Haruki Murakami

5 Books for the Budding Author

If you’re a budding author who loves reading books, you will benefit from reading about some characters who also love to express themselves through …

Authors

Could The Trump Presidency Lead To An Era Of Democratic Renewal?

Journalists E.J. Dionne and Norm Ornstein say that a new wave of political activism springs from the fact that Trump is unfit for office. Their new book (with Thomas Mann) is <i>One Nation After Trump.</i>

Culture

The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-US

iBook charts for week ending September 17, 2017 (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher ):<p>iBooks US Bestseller List - Paid Books<p>1. What Happened by Hillary Clinton - 9781501175572 - (Simon & Schuster)<p>2. It by Stephen King - 9781501141232 - (Scribner)<p>3. Enemy of the State by Kyle Mills & …

Entertainment

What Short Books Should Everyone Read?

Some really great books can be read within a day.

This book about a killer nanny is tipped to be next year’s Gone Girl

'The baby is dead. It only took a few seconds'<p>In its choice of subject matter, new novel <i>Lullaby</i> by Leila Slimani is about as dark as it gets. …

10 Books Like 'Good Omens' To Read While You Wait The Upcoming Miniseries

It might feel like a sign of the apocalypse, but <i>Good Omens</i> is finally coming to television. Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett's hilarious, irreverent …

Terry Pratchett

'The Autobiography Of Gucci Mane': A Story Of Rap And Rebirth

Gucci Mane has an extensive resume. As a founding father of trap music, Mane's been carving out the rap genre since 2001 when he put out his first underground release: <i>Str8 Drop Records Presents Gucci Mane La Flare</i>. Since then, he has amassed a long list of musical achievements: eight studio albums …

Music

Reese Witherspoon, John Green, and more want Celeste Ng's Little Fires Everywhere to be your next book club obsession

Critics have already gone head-over-heels for Celeste Ng’s new novel <i>Little Fires Everywhere</i>. Now, celebrities and high-profile authors are getting in on the recommending action, affirming the book as one of the must-reads of the year.<p>Most notably, newly-minted Emmy winner Reese Witherspoon named</i> …

Entertainment

Jane Weaves a Personal Story That’s One of the Best of the Year

<i>“Growing up in an unhappy family in a small New England town, Jane dreamed of escaping to New York City to study art and live a life of independent</i> …

Geek

The Education of Ellen Pao

<b>RESET</b> <b><br>My Fight for Inclusion and Lasting Change</b><br>By Ellen K. Pao<br>274 pp. Spiegel & Grau. $28<p>There’s a particular kind of resentment that can fester when a self-described rule follower feels she did everything right only to be thwarted by unwritten rules that feel arbitrary and wrong. In “Reset: My …

Diversity

Which Book Character Do You Feel Represented Your Mental Illness Accurately?

Tell us who got it right.

Mental Disorders

Stephen King at 70: You author Caroline Kepnes on discovering yourself in King's stories

<b>Stephen King celebrates his 70th birthday on Sept. 21. In honor of the author’s milestone, EW is presenting tributes to the man whose Constant Readers think of as “Uncle Steve.”</b><p><b>Part II: Caroline Kepnes, author of the novels You and Hidden Bodies, which tell the story of a book-loving, charismatic</b> …

Entertainment

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Audible.com best-sellers for week ending September 15:<p>Fiction<p>1. It by Stephen King, narrated by Steven Weber (Simon & Schuster Audio)<p>2. A Column of Fire by Ken Follett, narrated by John Lee (Penguin Audio)<p>3. The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye: A Lisbeth Salander Novel, Continuing Stieg Larsson's …

Business

Wooooo! 'Second Nature' Is A Winningly Unadorned Memoir Of The Wrestling Life

Last month, professional wrestling fans were shocked to hear that Ric Flair, the WWE legend who many consider the greatest professional wrestler of all time, was in a medically induced coma. The outlook wasn't great, the media reported, and stunned fans took to Twitter and Facebook to post memories …

Culture

Rights Report: Week of September 18, 2017

Mary Cash at Holiday House has acquired, at auction, North American rights to <i>The Virgin Charge</i> by <b>Virginia Schwartz</b>. Pitched as Sarah Waters for the …

Bought

Patrick Ness - Release - Book Review

Trending Book Reviews<p>Lies She Told<p>By Cate Holahan<p>Cate Holahan’s latest thriller, Lies She Told, masterfully weaves together the parallel tales of two …

'The Handmaid's Tale' was Amazon's most-read fiction book of the summer — here are the others

Hulu's hit series "The Handmaid's Tale," based off Margaret Atwood's acclaimed novel under the same title, won four Emmys Sunday night.<p>And it seems the widespread success of the series has sparked some new interest in its original source material.<p>According to Amazon, "The Handmaid's Tale" was the …

Entertainment

The 2017 Kirkus Prize Finalists

Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.<p><b>Walk With Me</b> by Jairo Buitrago, illustrated by Rafael Yockteng, translated by Elisa Amado<p>"Emotionally resonant in the loveliest of ways. <i>(Picture book. 4-7)</i>” A lion accompanies a child on a walk home during a day in the city in this …

Book Reviews

This Is Not a Novel: Reality and Realism in Nicole Krauss’s “Forest Dark” - Los Angeles Review of Books

EARLY IN <i>Forest Dark</i>, Nicole Krauss’s fourth and most inward-looking novel, one of its narrators — a successful Brooklyn novelist also named Nicole — …

Interview: Brad Abraham is One of the Magicians Impossible

What happens when you mix <i>Mission Impossible</i> with <i>The Magicians</i>?<p>You get a thriller with magic, espionage, and an action-packed story that travels the …

Culture

The King's English Bookshop - BLARB

By Molly Green<p>On the corner of East Emerson and East 1500th in Salt Lake City sits what looks like a little house with awnings, a front garden, and …

Ward’s Mississippi Is Our Mississippi: Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward

I didn’t understand time either, when I was young. How could I know that after I died, Parchman would pull me from the sky? How could I imagine …

Books That Show the Heights of Human Strength, the Limits of Endurance

<b>Dear Match Book,</b><p><i>I am an exploration geologist in the mining industry, and a</i> <i>veteran Marine who was twice</i> <i>wounded while serving in Vietnam. In my choice of reading material, fiction and nonfiction, I have always been very interested in the many aspects and depictions of stressful or extreme</i> …

Gwendolyn Brooks, Maud Martha, and Other Immortal Mortals

<i>She was a great actress, but only in real life.</i> <br>–Hilton Als, <i>White Girls</i>Gwendolyn Brooks did not live to see her hundredth birthday, but I take …

Poetry