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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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George Saunders: It's All About Suckage-Avoidance

Our colleagues over at Audible Range recently spoke with the inimitable George Saunders about his new (and first) novel, Lincoln in the Bardo, as well as the extraordinary audio edition featuring a cast of 166, including Nick Offerman, David Sedaris, and Lena Dunham.

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The Best Books of the Month: Biographies & Memoirs

Some of our favorites from March, including Ariel Levy's The Rules Do Not Apply ("a memoir sparkling with insight on grief and grit"), Papa Hemingway's secret travels through the underground of spies and spooks, and a collection drawing from 20 years of the award-winning storytelling program, The Moth.

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Celebrity Picks: Tony Robbins

What does a master of inspiration read to inspire himself? We asked Tony Robbins - author of Unshakeable: Your Financial Freedom Handbook - for his favorite reads, and unsurprisingly, there's plenty of straightforward, practical advice.

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From Audible: Audiobooks to Warm the Last Weeks of Winter

The calendar might say that spring is just around the corner, but it's not here yet. Here are a few selections from our colleagues at Audible to get you through the last gasps of the season.

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Don't Worry. Read Yourself Happy.

Feeling sad? Here are 10 bookish self-help tips from AbeBooks for cheering yourself up when things look grim.

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"The Brand New Catastrophe" Wins the 2017 Christopher Doheny Prize

Mike Scalise's memoir The Brand New Catastrophe has won this year's Christopher Doheny Prize, which recognizes excellence in writing about serious illness.

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From AbeBooks: The Gruesome Origins of Classic Fairy Tales

Do you know Cinderella's wicked secret? How did Sleeping Beauty really wake up, and what's the price for the Little Mermaid's legs? Do you know why Peter Pan's Lost Boys never grew up? Keep reading to find out....

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Gift Ideas from Audible

Our colleagues at Audible have some more audiobook recommendations for everyone on your list, or maybe just for you....

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From AbeBooks: Decoding the World’s Most Mysterious Manuscript

Is there a Robert Langdon inside of you, burning to infiltrate secret societies and crack their arcane secrets? Our colleagues at AbeBooks might have just the book for you....

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From Audible: Straight from the Author's Mouth

A selection of remarkable audiobook memoirs from a musician, an astronaut, a talk-show horse, and a comedian, narrated by the authors themselves.

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Good Girls Revolt: Story of ’60s rebellion echoes today

If you think the conversation around gender politics is electric now, you should’ve heard it in the 1960s. Lynn Povich tells the story of women fighting to cover the biggest political and cultural news of the day, and assesses how far she and her fellow revolutionaries have traveled.

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