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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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Sheryl Sandberg’s Five Tips for Thriving in Adversity

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The Scientific Case for Zombies

Science fiction writers M. R. Carey and Mira Grant found inspiration—and trepidation—in real-life parasites that can cause zombie-like symptoms.

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7 Reasons to Love Reading, from AbeBooks

Our colleagues at AbeBooks asked their readers a few questions: When did they fall in love with reading? Why? What is their favorite thing about books?

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Death Be Not Proud: Some Unpleasant, if Unlikely, Ways to Go

Cody Cassidy and Paul Doherty's And Then You’re Dead explores what happens when you're swallowed by a whale, you fall into the vats at a potato chip factory, or you stow away on a moon mission. Generally speaking, it's not good.

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Jeffrey Tambor Turns "Transparent"

"I have a huge regard for writing. I think [writers] are the last magicians on earth." The two-time Emmy-winning actor reflects on his career and the challenges of writing his new memoir, Are You Anybody?

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For Some Lucky Fans, Writing a Star Wars Novel Is a Dream Come True

Ever wonder how one goes from writing fan fiction to being a full-on contributor to the official Star Wars® universe? Audible Range asked some of the most well-known authors of Star Wars novels.

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5 Books That Make Us Love This Planet Even More

Learning all about our wonderful, fascinating world is a walk in the park — literally, if you take one of these listens outdoors with you.

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