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Books to Film: Director Gus Van Sant for "Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot"

Based on the late John Callahan's autobiography, Gus Van Sant's Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot is the story of the boundary-pushing cartoonist and his often warped takes on life. Van Sant speaks about Callahan, his life, and star Joaquin Phoenix. Also, watch the trailer!

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Common Sense Books for Independence (and Every) Day

Independence Day is the perfect moment to reflect on the origins and meaning of our freedoms, and maybe reacquaint ourselves with cornerstone writings and documents of our democracy. Here are a few books appropriate for any day of the year.

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Road Trip Essentials: Audiobooks for Your Next Epic Drive

The miles will fly by with these entertaining listens everyone in the car will love.

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Some Books We Would Have Liked for Father's Day, If We Hadn't Already Read Them

Here's a wide-ranging list of books we would have liked as gifts--had we not already them--and that we think the father in your life might like, too.

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Load up on Prime Reading Page-Turners This Summer

Long days are best spent with a cold drink and a great book.

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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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