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Family Epics for Your Book Club – Part 2

Family Epics for Your Book Club – Part 2

Families encompass so many universal human qualities that we can’t help but see ourselves in at least one (if not more) of its members. A few years ago, we shared …

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Recipe by the Book: Sweet German Pancakes for Your Inner Hedgehog

Recipe by the Book: Sweet German Pancakes for Your Inner Hedgehog

In the latest entertaining and hilarious Professor Dr. Dr. Moritz-Maria Von Igelfeld novel, our hopelessly out-of-touch hero is forced to confront uppity librarians, the rector of the university, and a …

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Hemingway: A Companion Reading List for the Captivating New Documentary

Hemingway: A Companion Reading List for the Captivating New Documentary

In honor of the upcoming Hemingway documentary series, we’ve put together this list of reads to help you get to know the literary icon even better.

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Chili and Cornbread from Redhead by the Side of the Road

Chili and Cornbread from Redhead by the Side of the Road

Micah Mortimer, a self-employed tech expert and loner, seems content to lead a steady, circumscribed life. But one day his routines are blown apart when his woman friend (he refuses …

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The Water Rituals Armchair Adventure

The Water Rituals Armchair Adventure

If you’ve already dipped into The Silence of the White City, the first installment of The White City Trilogy, you know that one of Eva García Sáenz’s specialties is masterfully …

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Love, Friendship, and Messy First Drafts: A Q&A with Rufi Thorpe

Love, Friendship, and Messy First Drafts: A Q&A with Rufi Thorpe

Rufi Thorpe’s latest book, The Knockout Queen, is a dazzling and darkly comic novel of love, violence, and friendship in the California suburbs. Recently named a finalist for this year’s PEN/Faulkner Award, it’s a perfect pick for your next book club meeting.

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Must-Watch Clips: Cheryl Strayed and Others Read from Lolita in the Afterlife

Must-Watch Clips: Cheryl Strayed and Others Read from Lolita in the Afterlife

More than sixty years after its original publication, Lolita continues to challenge and dazzle readers. Lolita in the Afterlife is a stunning collection of essays that discuss its controversial legacy. …

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What to Watch This Spring

What to Watch This Spring

Browse the list and avoid the dreaded, “So, what should we watch?” question for a few more weeks!

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Our Favorite Oprah’s Book Club Picks

Our Favorite Oprah’s Book Club Picks

These days, celebrity book clubs are popping up left and right, but the one that started it all is still going strong! Oprah has long been one of the most …

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Hidden Valley Road Book Club Kit

Hidden Valley Road Book Club Kit

An Oprah Book Club Pick, People Magazine’s #1 Book of 2020, and a #1 New York Times Bestseller, the list of reasons to pick Hidden Valley Road for your next book club discussion goes on and on.

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