DIY Spring for Home & Garden

Some books for those of us getting spring fever, thinking about how we'll transform our homes and outdoor spaces in the coming warm weather months...

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Jesse "The Lord" Ward Is Back! Talking with Jodi Ellen Malpas about "With This Man"

After twelve years of marriage, Jesse "The Lord" Ward and Ava Ward are still going strong. But when Ava loses her memories in a car crash, Jesse has to woo her all over again. Jodi Ellen Malpas talks with us about getting inside Jesse's head in her newest novel, "With This Man."

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The Artist's Way: Talking with Tom Rachman About His New Novel, "The Italian Teacher"

Rachman's latest novel asks: "What makes a great artist?" and  "Should we admire work by humans we’d otherwise detest?"

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Best Books of March

A doubly tragic true crime tale, Steven Pinker steers us off a cliff, and a novel that captures the exquisite grief of disappointed love...

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Best Books of the Month: Nonfiction

In this month's selection of true grit, we go in search of headhunters, positive vibes, and fresh takes on hippie history.

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Sabotage! 7 Books That Will Make You Even More Worried about Infiltration

Concerned about enemies taking over the power grid or our nuclear facilities? These seven books won't reassure you, but at least you'll finally put together a good bug-out bag.

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Winners of the National Book Critics Circle Awards

Surprises and a sense of embattled solidarity marked last night's award ceremony, where women took all but two of the prizes.

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Weekend Reading

What to read this weekend... we're looking forward to stories of war, weirdos, and everything in between. 

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The Aspen Words Literary Prize

Yet another book award, but these five finalists deliver on something very important, and offer ample ammunition for the skeptics who ask: Why should I read fiction?

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Best Books of the Month: Biographies & Memoirs

This month's picks include an unexpectedly tragic true-crime story, the women who pioneered some of the Internet's most crucial technologies, and a recreation of a historic voyage that explores the present as much as the past.

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Never Give Up: Shobha Rao on the Core of Hope in "Girls Burn Brighter"

How and why Shobha Rao's novel "Girls Burn Brighter" broke and then mended our hearts on its way to becoming our pick for the best book of March.

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Book-Movie Smackdown: "A Wrinkle in Time"

How does the movie adaptation stack up against the book?  Here's one opinion. 

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Stephen Hawking Dead at 76

The world renowned physicist and best-selling author has died. 

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Enter Sandman: An Interview with Sonny Mehta

The editor-in-chief of Knopf discusses the introduction of Scandinavian thrillers to the U.S., including the most recent in a line that began with Henning Mankell, Jo Nesbo, and Stieg Larsson. 

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Best Books of the Month: Literature and Fiction

The latest from the bestselling author of Still Alice, a quintessential American story, magical realism done right, a comedy of errors, and more.

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