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Alex Cavoulacos’ Bookshelf

The co-founder of the popular career website TheMuse.com shares the biz books she turns to for advice.

By ALEXANDRA CAVOULACOS • 6 days ago
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I’m Not My Main Character (I Swear)

Unreliable author Lee Irby may be a professor like his protagonist, but he's not a killer.

By LEE IRBY • 1 week ago
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What Faith Salie is Reading

The Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me panelist, author, and comedian shares her TBR.

By FAITH SALIE • 1 week ago
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Each Unhappy Family Makes for a Great Read in its Own Way

Annabelle Gurwitch on families, fiction, and that special kind of crazy reserved for relatives.

By ANNABELLE GURWITCH • 1 week ago
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Why The Crown conquers Victoria

Helen Simonson, author of The Summer Before the War and Major Pettigrew's Last Stand, on the royal drama she prefers.

By HELEN SIMONSON • 4 weeks ago
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The Two Lives of Eleanor

Jason Gurley on the life cycle of his novel Eleanor and connecting with readers in myriad ways.

By Jason Gurley • 1 month ago
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Spring Break at Disney World for the 21+ Crowd

The co-authors of Drinking at Disney reveal a whole new side of the Magic Kingdom.

By DANIEL MILLER • 1 month ago
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Trigger Warnings in Historical Fiction

There are no safe spaces in the world of ideas. For author Jonathan Rabb, that’s the whole point.

By JONATHAN RABB • 1 month ago