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Reimagining the Nonfiction Novel

An experimental genre expands to redefine what's possible in literature.

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25 Authors on the Best Books They’ve Ever Received

Authors Karin Slaughter, Robert Trachtenberg, Jenni Fagan, and more reveal the literary gifts they’ll never forget.

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Why Books Remain(der)

May we be fortunate enough to live in a world with too many books.

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What Does It Mean to Have ‘Read’ a Book?

Have you ever lied and said you finished a book when you hadn't? Here's why.

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Dysfunctional Families in Literature

These novels that will make you grateful you didn’t spend Thanksgiving with these folks.

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9 Moving Musical Memoirs (Mostly)

Firsthand accounts from backstage and one reported volume that all lyric lovers need to read.

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8 Reads to Get Your Book Club Talking

You provide the wine and cheese—we've got your next book club pick covered.

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The *Actual* List of Books That Saved My Life

You asked for it—Jonathan Russell Clark delivers the list of every book he's read in the last eleven years.

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