Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: "Now What Do We Do to Fix This Thing?"

The basketball great, thoughtful commentator, and author of Becoming Kareem and Writings on the Wall shares his list of books for understanding our country's tumultuous history with race.

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YA Wednesday: 2018 Printz Award Winners

See which five books won this year's Michael L. Printz award for the best in young adult literature.

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The World Is Not a Flaming Dumpster - Talking to Steven Pinker

 There's good news in Bill Gates' new favorite book. 

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Talking with Deborah Heiligman, author of the ALA-Prize Winner, "Vincent and Theo"

‘When I was first reading Vincent’s letters to Theo I just kept thinking, “Why did Theo put up with him?” And I asked one of my sons and he said, “Why? Because they were brothers.” ’

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Amazon's Best Books of February

A contemporary fantasy, the story of a Muslim immigrant with designs to reclaim his home country’s coffee legacy, and a powerful and poetic debut that deftly mines the complicated world of mental illness...

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10 Highly Anticipated New Science Fiction and Fantasy Books

Talented newcomers plus veteran authors like John Scalzi and Catherynne M. Valente are set to upend our evening and weekends with these brand-new books hitting shelves in the next few months.

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2018 Children's Book Award Winners

Today we finally learned which books from 2017 received the most coveted and recognizable awards in children's books.   

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Fashion Forward

New York Fashion Week has already got tongues wagging about the latest styles, so why not glam it up at home these gorgeous fashion tomes.

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Weekend Reading

In this edition, a food memoir to feast your eyes on, a cheeky retelling of Pride and Prejudice, retirement schmetirement! quoth an amateur sleuth, and a homage to "The Only Band That Mattered."

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The Best Biographies & Memoirs of February

A look at some of our favorite true stories from a month overflowing with them.

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My grandmother, Madeleine L'Engle

"What mattered most to her was writing; was using writing to make sense out of life.... It was something she had to do, whether she was going to be published or not, whether she was going to find the success that she wanted or not. It was something she had to do."

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Big-Hearted Books for Your Gal-entine or Valentine

These seven emotionally charged novels will wow your favorite reader.

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20 Books to Chase the Chill Away

Stay indoors and read about someplace warm. 

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Book Bacchanal: 5 Romance Series Perfect for Binge-Reads

These five romance series that range from four to 56 books will give insatiable readers plenty of stories to sink their teeth into.

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Moving Doesn't Have to Be a Horror Story

Relocating yourself and all your stuff can be stressful business, but these five books offer valuable lessons for making your move more Jane Austen than Stephen King.

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