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Your Summer Reading Pile Is About to Get a Whole Lot Bigger

Whatever your summer (book) jam is, you'll find something for your stay- or vay-cation in our selection of new fiction, beach reads, and paperbacks.

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The 10 Most Anticipated Novels of Summer

These are the books readers plan to scoop up like ice cream this summer, according to Amazon Charts preorder data.

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8 Great Books to Read after “Ready Player One”

Reader-favorite sci-fi and techno-thrillers that go beyond the OASIS.

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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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National Book Critics Circle Announces 2017 Finalists

Today the NBCC announced its 30 finalists across six categories, "honoring outstanding writing and fostering a national conversation about reading."

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[insert "Baby, It's Cold Outside" headline here]

The Winter Blues got you down? Anne and Mike Howard share some of their favorite off-season adventures from Ultimate Journeys for Two: Extraordinary Destinations on Every Continent

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A Great Undertaking

Caitlin Doughty wants to revolutionize our way of death. She spoke to Brangien Davis about her career in a crematory, the “death positive movement,” and her new book, From Here to Eternity.

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National Book Foundation Announces 5 Under 35

On the heels of last week's announcements of the longlists for the National Book Awards, the National Book Foundation has revealed this year's 5 Under 35: Five writers under the age of 35 "whose work promises to leave a lasting impression on the literary landscape."

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The 2017 Kirkus Prize Finalists

Yesterday Kirkus Reviews announced the finalists for the fourth annual Kirkus Prizes in Fiction, Nonfiction, and Young Readers’ Literature.

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Announcing the National Book Award Longlists

This week, the National Book Foundation announced the first round of finalists for their awards in Fiction, Nonfiction, Young People's Literature, and Poetry. Find out who made the cut.

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Author Talk: Eleanor Henderson and Brendan Mathews

The authors of The Twelve-Mile Straight (an Amazon Best Book of the Month) and The World of Tomorrow on their new books, the challenges of new projects, and filling a "house" with new characters.

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The Best Mysteries And Thrillers of August

More thrills and chills to close out the summer.

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Remembering Diana, 20 Years Later

In her foreword from Remembering Diana: A Life in Photographs, award-winning journalist, editor, and author Tina Brown looks back at Diana Spencer's legacy 20 years after her tragic death.

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This Week in Books - Dunkirk thrills, Venezuela simmers, and the White House plays musical chairs

Here is the week in books.

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No Substitutions: The Menu from Shopsin's General Store

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