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Books to Keep the Pride Celebration Going

Books to Keep the Pride Celebration Going

HAPPY PRIDE! June is almost over, but we encourage you to keep celebrating with these books about LGBTQ experiences and the importance of equal rights. From New York to Buenos …

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Meet the Amazing Telemachus Family of Spoonbenders

Meet the Amazing Telemachus Family of Spoonbenders

There’s something about a dysfunctional family that makes for great reading. Throw in a touch of magic, the CIA, and the Mafia, and you’ve got a recipe for one of the wackiest, most entertaining books of the summer.

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Swan Huntley’s Books with a Sense of Humor That Aren’t Categorized as Humor

Swan Huntley’s Books with a Sense of Humor That Aren’t Categorized as Humor

If you’re looking for an edgy beach read this summer, Swan Huntley’s latest novel The Goddesses should be on your wish list.

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Books to Read with Your Dad

Books to Read with Your Dad

Father’s Day is fast approaching! It goes without saying that we at the Reading Group Center love, well, reading—and that one of our favorite ways to show someone we care …

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Read Then Watch: Loving Pablo, Hating Escobar

Read Then Watch: Loving Pablo, Hating Escobar

In the 1980s Colombia’s most famous television celebrity fell in love with its most famous and terrifying criminal. In Loving Pablo, Hating Escobar Virginia Vallejo recounts the fascinating story of …

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Writing Down: Linda Spalding Takes on History and Race in A Reckoning

Writing Down: Linda Spalding Takes on History and Race in A Reckoning

There are very few issues as difficult to broach in literature as the history of slavery, but there are also very few as important to be examined, discussed, and explored in a meaningful way.

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For Your Consideration: Great American Read Nominees

For Your Consideration: Great American Read Nominees

Choosing from a list of one hundred titles—including everything from Pride and Prejudiceto Fifty Shades of Grey—will be a challenge, but we know you’re up to the task.

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Motherhood, Devotion, and Family: An Exclusive Q&A with J. Courtney Sullivan

Motherhood, Devotion, and Family: An Exclusive Q&A with J. Courtney Sullivan

Having the opportunity to do Q&As with some of our favorite authors is one of the best parts of our job here at the Reading Group Center. Just like in your meetings with book clubs, when you ask the right questions a wealth of insight and fascinating tidbits can emerge, as they do in this wonderful Q&A with J. Courtney Sullivan.

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Mma Ramotswe’s Tips on How to Get Along with Other People

Mma Ramotswe’s Tips on How to Get Along with Other People

To celebrate the paperback release of The House of Unexpected Sisters, we compiled some of our favorite bits of wisdom from the book and created quote cards for you to share.

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You Get to Choose America’s Best-Loved Novel

You Get to Choose America’s Best-Loved Novel

Fellow readers, the time has come to choose America’s favorite book!

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