DIY Spring for Home & Garden

Some books for those of us getting spring fever, thinking about how we'll transform our homes and outdoor spaces in the coming warm weather months...

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Best Books of the Month: Nonfiction

In this month's selection of true grit, we go in search of headhunters, positive vibes, and fresh takes on hippie history.

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Sabotage! 7 Books That Will Make You Even More Worried about Infiltration

Concerned about enemies taking over the power grid or our nuclear facilities? These seven books won't reassure you, but at least you'll finally put together a good bug-out bag.

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Best Books of the Month: Biographies & Memoirs

This month's picks include an unexpectedly tragic true-crime story, the women who pioneered some of the Internet's most crucial technologies, and a recreation of a historic voyage that explores the present as much as the past.

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A Hero Passes: Author Neal Bascomb on Roger Bannister and the "The Perfect Mile"

Sir Roger Bannister, the first human to be recorded running a mile in under four minutes, died on March 3 at the age of 88. Neal Bascomb, author of The Perfect Mile: Three Athletes, One Goal, and Less Than Four Minutes to Achieve It, reflects on Bannister's triumph.

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Polly Want a Cracker? Images From "Birds of the Photo Ark"

Get ready to see some of the coolest birds you've ever laid eyes on in the newest book of Joel Sartore's photographs for the Photo Ark project. 

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The Best History Books of February

There's a lot of variety in this list of the Best History Books of February.

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"It was just a thing that I was supposed to do": Jim Herrington on "The Climbers"

Why did a successful rock and roll photographer go in search of some of the 20th century's most celebrated mountaineers? Because they're (still) there.

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The World Is Not a Flaming Dumpster - Talking to Steven Pinker

 There's good news in Bill Gates' new favorite book. 

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Fashion Forward

New York Fashion Week has already got tongues wagging about the latest styles, so why not glam it up at home these gorgeous fashion tomes.

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The Best History Books of the Month

This month in history books, we got a lot of fire and fury. So I thought it would be useful to highlight some of the less overtly political books that were published in January.

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Just Put Your Lips Together and Blow

In the spirit of the season and a new movie, a list of whistleblowers, sneaks, truth-tellers, spies, and tattletales (depending on you point of view) and books by or about them.

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Just Don't Call It a Retrospective

"I'm a working photographer and I'm still going." Annie Leibovitz on her new collection, Portraits: 2005-2016.

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Resolution Cage Match: "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up" versus "The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck"

Do more…or do less?

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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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