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And the Best Book Title in Translation Goes To …

What's your favorite book title (in translation or in English)? Let's share in the comments!

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Books for When You’re Feeling Sinister

Evasive, diabolical, conniving—these characters aren't winning any popularity contests.

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16 of the Best Book Covers of 2014

What's your favorite book cover of 2014? Let's share in the comments!

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RIFers Can’t Wait for Anne Tyler’s A Spool of Blue Thread

Anne Tyler is a bonafide literary superstar. If you've read one of her novels, how would you describe her writing? Let's chat in the comments!

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Novelists Adam Sternbergh and Lev Grossman on Genre Fiction and Theories of Nerd-dom

There are essentially three kinds of nerds: Sci-Fi Nerds (e.g. Star Trek, Star Wars, etc.); Superhero Nerds (e.g. superheroes and comic books), and Fantasy Nerds (e.g. Tolkien, Dungeons & Dragons, etc.). My theory is: You can’t be all three. You can be one, you can be two, but never all three.

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The Sex Lives of Siamese Twins Will Make You Laugh (and Cringe a Little If You’re an American)

Do you think a writer - like Irvine Welsh, who is from the U.K. writing about the U.S. - has a different perspective on American culture? How so? Tell us in the comments!

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Why I Go to Facebook to Decide What to Read Next

Tell us where you get most of your reading recommendations. Traditional media outlets, Goodreads, Facebook, your favorite bookseller, or old-fashioned word-of-mouth?

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