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Book Club Chicken Salad from Joy the Baker

The only chicken salad recipe you'll ever need--or want--that's perfect for a meeting of books, food, and friends. Oh, and pink wine...

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How Could Ordinary, Seemingly-Upstanding People Enable the Holocaust?: Jessica Shattuck on "The Women in the Castle"

Author one-on-one: Christina Baker Kline interviews Jessica Shattuck on the powerful new addition to the canon of great WWII literature...

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George Saunders: It's All About Suckage-Avoidance

Our colleagues over at Audible Range recently spoke with the inimitable George Saunders about his new (and first) novel, Lincoln in the Bardo, as well as the extraordinary audio edition featuring a cast of 166, including Nick Offerman, David Sedaris, and Lena Dunham.

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The Best Mysteries & Thrillers of March

There are some heavy hitters in our Best Mysteries & Thrillers of March. Here are some of the top books...

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The Best Books of the Month: Biographies & Memoirs

Some of our favorites from March, including Ariel Levy's The Rules Do Not Apply ("a memoir sparkling with insight on grief and grit"), Papa Hemingway's secret travels through the underground of spies and spooks, and a collection drawing from 20 years of the award-winning storytelling program, The Moth.

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What Do You Get When You Cross Herman Melville with Cormac McCarthy?

You get The North Water, Ian McGuire's dark and violent - yet brilliant - thriller set aboard an arctic whaling ship. We asked him a few questions about the book, a selection for our best books of 2016.

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Wouldn't You Like to Get Away?

In 1986, Christopher Knight stepped into the Maine woods and stayed there for 27 years, never speaking to another soul. So what makes him - and other hermits - tick? The Stranger in the Woods author Michael Finkel breaks down the common experiences shared by all recluses.

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Amazon's Best Books of March: Today's Releases

Our favorite debut, two terrific memoirs, and a novel for fans of "The Martian"...

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The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of March

A new series-starter from John Scalzi, a fantastic retelling of Beauty and the Beast, and the story of New York City ravaged by floods are among our picks for the best science fiction and fantasy books of March.

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"Inciting the Reader to Create a Better World": Jami Attenberg on Books that Improve Empathy

Reading is revolutionary! Discover books that promote kindness, remind us of our humanity, and inspire us to be our best selves...

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