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Pride Month, First Kisses, and Eurovision: A Q&A with Eric Nguyen

Pride Month, First Kisses, and Eurovision: A Q&A with Eric Nguyen

Eric Nguyen has hit the scene with Things We Lost to the Water. A stunning debut about an immigrant Vietnamese family who settles in New Orleans and struggles to remain connected …

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Charles Johnson’s Preface to Juneteenth by Ralph Ellison

Charles Johnson’s Preface to Juneteenth by Ralph Ellison

Read National Book Award-winning author Charles Johnson’s new preface to Ralph Ellison’s Juneteenth

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Olympus, Texas Book Club Kit

Olympus, Texas Book Club Kit

“The Iliad meets Friday Night Lights in this muscular, captivating debut that reimagines Greek myths in a backwater east Texas town. The abrupt arrival of a ne’er-do-well son disrupts the …

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Great Gifts for Dad

Great Gifts for Dad

With Father’s Day coming up, now is the perfect time to get that special gift for Dad!

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An Exclusive Q&A with Brittany Ackerman, author of The Brittanys

An Exclusive Q&A with Brittany Ackerman, author of The Brittanys

Brittany Ackerman’s The Brittanys is a perfectly voiced coming-of-age story that captures what it’s like to be a teenage girl. Transporting us back to 2004, Ackerman’s debut novel is bursting …

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Celebrate Pride Month with Carolina De Robertis

Celebrate Pride Month with Carolina De Robertis

Carolina De Robertis is no stranger to giving us stories about political power, identity, and human connection. After her most recent phenomenal novel, Cantoras, she is handing us something new, and a …

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Recipe by the Book: Brisket for Nobody Will Tell You This But Me

Recipe by the Book: Brisket for Nobody Will Tell You This But Me

Bess Kalb’s bestselling memoir Nobody Will Tell You This But Me will make you simultaneously laugh and cry as you fall in love with her dear grandmother Bobby. Jodi Picoult, …

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Our Favorite Female Thought Leaders

Our Favorite Female Thought Leaders

To celebrate the unflappable wisdom of women and their indefatigable work toward making the world a better place, here is a robust list of books from some of today’s most …

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Book Club Kit for Great Circle

Book Club Kit for Great Circle

“I thought I would believe I’d seen the world, but there is too much of the world and too little of life. I thought I would believe I’d completed something, …

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Books on Social Justice That You Won’t Want to Miss

Books on Social Justice That You Won’t Want to Miss

So often books open our eyes to new perspectives. They allow us a glimpse into another person’s life so we can begin to recognize how injustices affect our communities in …

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