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8 Books to Commemorate Black History Month

Keep February's Black History Month going all year long with histories both real and re-imagined.

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5 Diaries We’d Much Rather Read than Our Own

Motherhood, marathons, Marxism—these aren't the precious diaries of our childhoods.

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7 Novels about Complicated Love

"It's Complicated" isn't just for Facebook relationship statuses—these literary couples can attest.

By ANNA PITONIAK • 7 days ago
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7 Books Superfans of The Wire Should Read

From the author who created an oral history of The Wire, a roundup fit for the fandom.

By JONATHAN ABRAMS • 1 week ago
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7 Books that Grapple with Grief

Poet and author Tom Malmquist shares the books that anchor him through immeasurable loss.

By TOM MALMQUIST • 2 weeks ago
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8 Inspiring Books about Incredible Athletes

Pair the 2018 Games with medal-worthy tales of historic showdowns, scandals, and triumph.

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5 Books About Family Secrets

Luckily, what makes for an awkward family reunion also makes for gripping novels.

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Take a Listen to the 2018 Spoken Word Grammy Nominees

Some of our favorite audiobooks have been nominated for a Grammy! Take a listen to these, then tune into the 60th Annual Grammy Awards to see who wins.

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