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George Saunders: “Fiction is kind of like empathy training wheels.”

Watch Saunders (Lincoln in the Bardo) and Colson Whitehead (The Underground Railroad) discuss their books and the writing process in a video from New York City's 92Y.

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A Playlist of the Best Rock-Star Romances, by Scarlett Cole

Scarlett Cole assembles the perfect playlist of rock-star romances, from sweet to sexy and everything in between.

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What the Amazon editors are reading this weekend...

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Graphic Novel Friday: Best Comics of February

Welcome to our picks for Best Comics of February 2017, a month featuring graphic novels with mystery, science fiction, and war-torn heartbreak. Please see below for our Fave Five: My Favorite Thing Is Monsters by Emil Ferris (Fantagraphics): Next big thing alert! This fictional diary (complete with lined paper and...

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Horror and Dark Fantasy Fans, Take Note: The 2016 Bram Stoker Finalists Are Here

The Horror Writers Association announced the finalists for the 2016 Bram Stoker Awards, given to works of excellence in horror and dark fantasy. Read on to see who which authors made the final ballot for superior achievement in a novel, in a first novel, in a young adult novel, and in a graphic novel.

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The PEN Literary Awards

"...In a world where coverage of the arts is an endangered species, this is vital.”

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Announcing the Los Angeles Times Book Prize Nominees

The Los Angeles Times announced the list of nominees for the 37th annual LA Times Book Prize. Here are some highlights:

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Best Cookbooks of February

This month our picks for the top ten new cookbooks include the memoir of a man who holds a key to some most exclusive restaurants in NYC, how to be a pho pro, and taking the American classic cheeseburger and fries and morphing it into another comfort favorite--meatloaf.

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"Modern Love" by Sara Flannery Murphy

In this essay, the talented debut author of The Possessions describes her personal experiences with love.

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Kristan Higgins Turns a New Page with "On Second Thought"

We chat with Kristan Higgins about her new funny and touching story of two sisters who team up to overcome their romantic challenges.

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