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Stay Calm and Read a Book: Our Thanksgiving Survival Guide

Stay Calm and Read a Book: Our Thanksgiving Survival Guide

Thanksgiving is almost here! Chances are you’ve either been tasked with constructing a magnificent feast or asked to bring a delicious side. Don’t know what to make? We’ve got you …

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Celebrating Javier Marías

Celebrating Javier Marías

Javier Marías is widely regarded as Spain’s greatest living novelist. He was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and has garmered numerous accolades—including the IMPAC Dublin Literary …

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7 Classics Your Book Club Should Revisit

7 Classics Your Book Club Should Revisit

We’re sure your reading group is the perfect place for a positive rediscovery, so here are some of our favorite classic reads that we think your book club will enjoy.

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7 Spine-Tingling Reads for Your Book Club

7 Spine-Tingling Reads for Your Book Club

We firmly believe that a cozy blanket and a warm cup of tea makes reading even the most frightening tales a pleasure, so there is no better time than now to dive into a truly chilling book.

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11 Books to Save You from Being Judged While Drinking Your PSL

11 Books to Save You from Being Judged While Drinking Your PSL

The air is crisp, leaves are falling, and bulk candy is on sale everywhere. You’re zipping up your hoodie and boots and planning to go apple picking. That’s right—it’s fall! …

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Page-to-Screen Adaptations You Won’t Want to Miss This Fall

Page-to-Screen Adaptations You Won’t Want to Miss This Fall

Yes, the book is always better than the movie. And the TV show. And the streaming online content. But that certainly isn’t going to stop us from watching!

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Celebrating Ali Smith

Celebrating Ali Smith

Here is our guide to the must-read novels and story collections by this innovative, award-winning writer.<

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7 Literature-Inspired Halloween Costume Ideas

7 Literature-Inspired Halloween Costume Ideas

Halloween is just around the corner, and if you are anything like our team here at the Reading Group Center, you are scrambling to decide on the perfect costume.

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5 Books Demonstrating the Power of the Pen

5 Books Demonstrating the Power of the Pen

National Book Award–winning author Ha Jin’s many novels have focused on the experience of Chinese immigrants and the repressive nature of the Chinese government. From censorship to travel limitations, to …

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Which of Chris Bohjalian’s Books Should You Read Next?

Here at the Reading Group Center, we’re big fans of Chris Bohjalian. With more than ten national bestsellers, Chris has been firmly established as one of our most masterful storytellers.

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