Kathryn Hall's Perfect Score

Here on the West Coast it seems like there are new wineries popping up all the time, but what does it take to be a successful wine maker? We asked Kathryn Hall, author of The Perfect Score, to share some insights.

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Greg Mitchell and The Tunnels

Incredible Escapes: How JFK Tried to Suppress Documentaries about Digging Tunnels under the Berlin Wall

Historian Greg Mitchell, author of The Tunnels, talks with us about this fascinating and very human slice of history that reads like a Cold War spy thriller.

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Weekend Reading

Hitler vs. Dracula, and a kitten!

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Bill is Back (Thank You Berkeley Breathed)

I'll admit it, I had given up on ever seeing my beloved Opus, Bill the Cat, or Steve Dallas in new strips again. And then Berkeley Breathed came back, bringing laughter, joy, and two new books.

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The Best Biographies and Memoirs of October

A few of our favorite biographies of the month, including the strange tale of a pair of brothers abducted into the circus, the life and adventures of a true-life Spaceman, and the American "second act" of a très famous French chef.

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A Novel Born Out of Fear: Brit Bennett on "The Mothers"

The story behind one of the must-read debuts of the season...

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"Damn Delicious" Chicken Lettuce Wraps

A popular P.F. Chang's dish that you can make at home in about 20 minutes (for real), straight from the pages of Chungah Rhee's new cookbook, Damn Delicious

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Indie Romances

4 Indie Romances You Don't Want to Miss

Romance is a genre in which independent authors have made the biggest splash with books that readers love. Here are four romance novels from indie authors that you'll want to add to your ebook library or TBR pile.

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I Came, I Saw, I Voted: Elections, Roman-Style

If we think this presidential election is unprecedented, we might just not be looking back far enough. Historian Adrian Goldsworthy--author of Pax Romana, Caesar, and How Rome Fell compares this season's circus to the political antics of ancient Rome.

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Wilbur Smith and Pharoah

"Every waking hour of my life is involved with my novels" - Wilbur Smith Talks Shop with James Rollins

Two adventure-minded authors talk about history, travel, and writing thrilling stories - just in time for Wilbur Smith's newest Ancient Egypt novel.

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