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Recipe by the Book: Chicken Curry for Victoria & Abdul

Recipe by the Book: Chicken Curry for Victoria & Abdul

Now a major motion picture, Victoria & Abdul tells the true story of Queen Victoria’s unlikely friendship with Abdul Karim. Brought over as part of a larger Indian delegation to …

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Reading Group Guide: When Heaven and Earth Changed Places

Reading Group Guide: When Heaven and Earth Changed Places

Noted historian Geoffrey C. Ward worked with Ken Burns to create an unmissable companion volume to The Vietnam War, but if you’re interested in more of the personal side of the war, we suggest you read Le Ly Haslip’s When Heaven and Earth Changed Places. Want to discuss this moving memoir with your book club? We’ve pulled together a reader’s guide to aid your discussion.

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Will Schwalbe’s Books for Living

Will Schwalbe’s Books for Living

Most dedicated bookworms have a handful of titles that came to them at just the right time in their lives. Author Will Schwalbe, a certified book lover himself, has twenty-six …

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7 Books Set on Campus

7 Books Set on Campus

Feel that chill in the air? Fall is coming and that means back to school season. True, you’re probably not actually heading to class this year, but we’ve got the next best thing: a book set at school!

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Which of the books from Will Schwalbe’s Books for Living should you read first?

Which of the books from Will Schwalbe’s Books for Living should you read first?

Looking for your next great read? Will Schwalbe has you covered!

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Hannah Tunnicliffe’s Dark Chocolate & Sea Salt Mousse

Hannah Tunnicliffe’s Dark Chocolate & Sea Salt Mousse

Here at the Reading Group Center we just don’t want summer to end! Thankfully, Hannah Tunnicliffe’s latest novel is the perfect escape, allowing us to ignore—for just a tiny bit …

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Suggested Further Reading for The Tragedy of Brady Sims

Suggested Further Reading for The Tragedy of Brady Sims

In his first work of fiction in more than a decade, National Book Critics Circle Award–winning author Ernest J. Gaines tells the story of a small Louisiana town struggling with …

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Book Club Classics: Favorites from Anne Tyler

Book Club Classics: Favorites from Anne Tyler

New covers are coming to Anne Tyler’s bestselling books beginning with three of her most beloved novels: Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant, The Accidental Tourist, and her Pulitzer Prize winner, Breathing Lessons.

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5 Books to Devour in a Single Poolside Afternoon

5 Books to Devour in a Single Poolside Afternoon

We’ve compiled a list of books you’re sure to finish in one sitting.

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Holly FitzGerald’s Adventure of a Lifetime

Holly FitzGerald’s Adventure of a Lifetime

Many people dream of embarking on some kind of life-changing adventure, but there are few who return from these experiences with a story like the one Holly Fitzgerald recounts in Ruthless River.

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