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10 Books by Black Writers that Expanded My Sense of the Possible

The winner of the Hurston/Wright Legacy Debut Novel Prize reflects on her literary predecessors.

By LADEE HUBBARD • 2 weeks ago
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The Books I’m Thankful For

We're giving thanks for the books (and authors) that keep us in love with reading.

By • 3 weeks ago
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5 Books About Real Families at Thanksgiving

Celebrate chosen and imperfect families on a day that brings everyone to the table.

By • 3 weeks ago
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21 Books to Rise Up and Resist

Inspire your day-to-day resistance with (intersectional, unladylike) words of the revolution.

By • 1 month ago
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17 Halloween Books to Spook Your Socks Off

Add some fright to your night with classic horror tales and modern takes on the bizarre.

By • 1 month ago
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5 of the Spookiest Books Ever Written

Light some candles, check under the bed, and read at your own risk.

By FRAN KRAUSE • 1 month ago
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Books Inspired by Moby-Dick

Melville's classic inspired several literary descendants, including eerie (and real life) tales.

By • 2 months ago
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10 Audiobooks to Own Your Commute

Spy thrillers, Carrie Fisher, and otherworldly journeys to expand (and speed along!) your commute.

By • 3 months ago