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5 Novels that Reimagine History

5 Novels that Reimagine History

An actual railroad that runs on underground tracks. An alternate nineteenth-century America where people can freely love whomever they want. A version of history where Franklin D. Roosevelt loses the …

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Our Favorite Chris Bohjalian Books Paired with Treats from Lake Champlain Chocolates

Our Favorite Chris Bohjalian Books Paired with Treats from Lake Champlain Chocolates

Chris Bohjalian is one of our favorite and most prolific authors. His books include #1 New York Times bestsellers, an original Oprah’s Book Club pick, and the inspirations for multiple page-to-screen adaptations. …

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“How Have I Not Read This?” Winter 2021 Book Club Pick

The long-awaited HBO Max limited series adaptation of Station Eleven will premiere on December 16, and we hope you’ll celebrate with us by joining author Emily St. John Mandel, series showrunner Patrick …

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The Every and the Importance of Privacy

The Every and the Importance of Privacy

Hailed by Rebecca Makai, author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist The Great Believers, as “equal parts terrifying and human and hilarious,” Dave Eggers’s latest novel, The Every, is a compelling blend of moral thriller and satire.

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Recipe by the Book: Basic, Trashy, Impossible-To-Mess-Up Green Bean Casserole for TACKY

Recipe by the Book: Basic, Trashy, Impossible-To-Mess-Up Green Bean Casserole for TACKY

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, but don’t panic! In order to prepare our hearts and our stomachs for the festivities to come, Rax King has whipped up a favorite …

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Books for Word Nerds

Books for Word Nerds

Calling all word nerds! Did you know that “hangover” wasn’t associated with drinking too much until the 1900s? Or that nobody knows the exact derivation of “posh”? Have you ever …

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A New Documentary about Julia Child

You’ll certainly want more Julia in your life after seeing the doc, so check out these wonderful books and get cooking!

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The Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction

The Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction

Fiction writers are praised for their abilities to create unbelievable stories, characters, and events. But sometimes the most outlandish, incredible, and unbelievable tales come from the very world we live …

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Roundup of Booker Prize Winners and Finalists

Roundup of Booker Prize Winners and Finalists

The finalists for this year’s Booker Prize were announced earlier this month, and the shortlist includes two of our very own Knopf Doubleday authors. Congratulations to Nadifa Mohamed and Maggie …

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A Guide to the Big Book Series

A Guide to the Big Book Series

For the past fourteen years, the Big Book series has gathered an enthusiastic following of mystery junkies, science fiction nerds, and fans of really, really (we mean REALLY) large books. …

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