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We Like Our Books Like We Like Our Coffee

We Like Our Books Like We Like Our Coffee

Oh, is it time to post? Hold on a second . . . raises finger, puts mug to lips, takes a huge gulp . . . okay, that’s better. National …

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How Many of These Banned or Challenged Books Have You Read?

How Many of These Banned or Challenged Books Have You Read?

It’s Banned Books Week, and that means it’s time to celebrate your freedom to read! Though it may surprise you, books are still being banned, taken off library shelves, and …

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Fall Movie Preview

Fall Movie Preview

This fall we’re looking forward to spending a rainy afternoon or two in a movie theater, so we’ve compiled a list of a few of the book-based movies we’re most excited about.

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5 Books for Hispanic Heritage Month

5 Books for Hispanic Heritage Month

The literary world has certainly benefited from works by Hispanic Americans, so to celebrate, we’ve pulled together a list of a few of our favorites.

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Great Reads for Your Book Club: The 2018 Reading Group Planner Is Here!

Great Reads for Your Book Club: The 2018 Reading Group Planner Is Here!

Fall is upon us and that means it’s time to get back together with your book club! We know how difficult it can be to pick a book for a …

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Digging Deeper into Tom Hanks’ Uncommon Type

Digging Deeper into Tom Hanks’ Uncommon Type

Tom Hanks is a beloved Hollywood actor with two Academy Awards to his name, and with his debut book Uncommon Type, Hanks proves that his enviable skills extend to writing as well.

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Recipe by the Book: A Taste of Appalachia—Cabbage Casserole from Travels with Foxfire and Further Reading

Recipe by the Book: A Taste of Appalachia—Cabbage Casserole from Travels with Foxfire and Further Reading

Southern Appalachia is home to the Great Smoky Mountains, bluegrass, and stock-car racing. It is a place steeped in the traditions of folklore, bootlegging, folk art, and the old way …

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Writing about Things that Matter: An Exclusive Q&A with Nathan Englander

Writing about Things that Matter: An Exclusive Q&A with Nathan Englander

Dinner at the Center of the Earth, Nathan Englander’s much-anticipated new novel, is a riveting political thriller set against the backdrop of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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For Your Consideration: Great American Read Nominees Part III

For Your Consideration: Great American Read Nominees Part III

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

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Enter to Win the Entire Isabel Dalhousie Series

Enter to Win the Entire Isabel Dalhousie Series

Extra lucky for you, we’re giving away his entire Isabel Dalhousie series, so you can binge read to your heart’s content.

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