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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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Do You Want to Believe? Ben Mezrich Does.

What happens when a bestselling nonfiction writer turns his eyes skyward in search of visitors from another planet? Ben Mezrich discusses the people and places from his new book, The 37th Parallel: The Secret Truth Behind America's UFO Highway.

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Bob Dylan Wins the Nobel Prize

Today the Swedish Academy awarded Bob Dylan the Nobel Prize in Literature "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition."

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Paula Hawkins on Her Amazing "Train" Ride

With over 11 million copies sold, The Girl on the Train has become [ahem] a runaway bestseller. We caught up with author Paula Hawkins to talk about the journey from page to screen.

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No Book, No Problem: Exclusives from Audible

A selection of new stories from bestselling authors--including Joe Hill, Jeffrey Deaver, and Philip Pullman--available only at Audible.

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National Book Foundation Announces 5 Under 35

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From AbeBooks: The Gloriumptious World of Roald Dahl

September 13 marked the 100th anniversary of Roald Dahl's birth, a truly gloriumptious author who made an indelible impact on children's literature. But did you know that Dahl also wrote books for adults, often described as "macabre," "twisted," and "gruesome"?

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Furiously Funny: Luvvie Ajayi and Jenny Lawson on "I'm Judging You"

Does it seem that nobody understands how to act anymore, how to not be a jerk? Luvvie Ajayi, creator of the popular blog Awesomely Luvvie and the author of I'm Judging You, has some thoughts on how we all might better behave.

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Ten Kids' Comics That You Need to Read

Maybe you've thought about getting a young reader interested in graphic novels or wanted to check them out yourself but haven't known where to start? I get it. Author and Ambassador Gene Luen Yang is here to help...

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Break out the Breastplates and Broadswords: Amanda Bouchet Recommends Her 3 Favorite Fantasy Romances

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Best Books of August: Biographies & Memoirs

A sampling of our favorite true-to-life stories from August, led by Nadja Spiegelman's I’m Supposed to Protect You from All This, a memoir of mothers and daughters, memory, and the invention of family narrative.

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