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Celebrate Black History Month With These Iconic Works of Literature

Celebrate Black History Month With These Iconic Works of Literature

In celebration of the countless African American authors who have contributed to the richness of our reading lives, we’ve collected some of the most iconic works of literature written by black Americans.

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Seven Strong Women We Aspire To Be

Seven Strong Women We Aspire To Be

It’s not every day that you finish a book and are inspired to be a braver person, but we guarantee that the books on this list will compel you to do just that.

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From the Written Page to the Silver Screen: Timeless Fictional Couples

From the Written Page to the Silver Screen: Timeless Fictional Couples

Love is in the air in Kate Alcott’s latest book, A Touch of Stardust. The author of the national bestseller The Dressmaker set her latest novel in 1930s Los Angeles, …

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Recipe by the Book: A Little Life

Recipe by the Book: A Little Life

A Little Life follows four college classmates—broke, adrift, and buoyed only by their friendship and ambition—as they move to New York in search of fame and fortune. While their relationships, …

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The Eternal Wisdom of Toni Morrison

The Eternal Wisdom of Toni Morrison

We gathered just a few pieces of wisdom from the Nobel Prize Laureate’s latest novel to help inspire your discussion. Explore our list and discover others in God Help the Child.

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2016 Reading Resolutions

2016 Reading Resolutions

January is not quite over yet, and we’ve already given up on all of our New Year’s resolutions. That’s right— it’s less than a month into 2016, and cooking at …

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5 Notable Nonfiction Books to Spark Meaningful Discussion

5 Notable Nonfiction Books to Spark Meaningful Discussion

There is nothing like escaping into great fiction, but choosing a nonfiction book for your reading group can open up the conversation in unexpectedly rewarding ways. Whether the book is …

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Meet the Langdons from Jane Smiley’s Last Hundred Years Trilogy

Meet the Langdons from Jane Smiley’s Last Hundred Years Trilogy

Few writers can portray the intimacy of family life with the sensitivity and ease of Pulitzer Prize–winning author Jane Smiley. The Last Hundred Years Trilogy, a sprawling epic following the …

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Digging Up the Past in The Buried Giant

Digging Up the Past in The Buried Giant

In an interview for NPR, Ishiguro explains what inspired him to write this story, how songwriting has influenced his novels, and why we must always question the reliability of memory.

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16 Foolproof Gifts for Everyone on Your List

16 Foolproof Gifts for Everyone on Your List

You already know that books make the best gifts, so of course you want to give a book to everyone you love this holiday season. But choosing the perfect read …

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