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A Reading Life

Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?

The New Yorker cartoonist confronts the inevitable in this graphic memoir.

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Crime and Punishment

All the Birds, Singing

A stranger's arrival disturbs a sheep farm's isolation.

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Reading Romance

Winning the Lottery

When outsize wealth stands in the way of love, therein lies a tale.

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The Speculator

Seeds of Ice and Fire

Ten writers the Game of Thrones fan needs to know.

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Rock & Roll &

More Generous than That

A rock musician-turned-novelist takes the woes of three hard-luck Americans and makes them sing.

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Crime and Punishment

The Lie

Ghosts of the past haunt a fragile World War I veteran living on England's southern coast.

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A Reading Life

Shakespeare in America

The Bard's lasting influence on U.S. icons during some of the nation's most pivotal moments.

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Library Without Walls

Robert W. Chambers: Sentimental Horrification

An inspiration behind HBO's True Detective brings the horrors and earthly delights of the nineteenth century's roaring conclusion.

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Reading in Common

Living with a Wild God

A tenacious journalist takes up a bold new investigation into the potential existence of divine forces and the mystical nature of faith.

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The Speculator

Pillar to the Sky

An urgent mission to the cosmos bears the fortitude of the Founding Fathers and the Industrial Revolution's pioneers.

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University Presses

The Invention of News

The world before (and after) headlines.

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Reading Romance

I'd Know Her (Voice) Anywhere

For some writers, a sentence is as telling as a fingerprint.

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The Speculator

The Time Traveler's Almanac

From the editors of The Weird, an ambitious collection of temporal quests and ingenious paradoxes.

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A Reading Life

The Heathen School

How a New England school embodied a young nation's missionary zeal.

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Rock & Roll &

They Bet Your Life

Reading tales from inside the hedge fund casino.

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