Best of the Year
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"Skinnytaste" Weeknight Back-to-School Recipes: Day 3

Day 3 of our school week supper recipes from Skinnytaste's Gina Homolka is a restaurant favorite for many of her readers but they wanted the taste without all the fat. So Homolka made a healthier home version of Bangin' Good Shrimp that can also do dinner duty.

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Brendan-Leonard

High Exposure: Brendan Leonard on "Sixty Meters to Anywhere"

Brendan Leonard answers a few questions about his arresting new memoir of drinking, quitting, climbing, and the lure of stepping to "the very edge of catastrophe."

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Hamilton

Are You Not Entertained?

A few of our selections for the Best of the Year So Far in Humor & Entertainment, including the ultimate behind-the-scenes guide to the musical that even people who hate musicals want to see.

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Narconomics

Best Books of the Year So Far: Nonfiction

A look at a few of our favorites from the first half of 2016, including an economist's guide to the drug trade, a blow-by-blow account of an exploding mountain, and a world-wide search for hotbeds of genius.

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The Longest Night

Best Books of the Year So Far: Literature and Fiction

Featuring authors you're probably familiar with, and impressive debuts, too...

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Pumpkin-Flowers

Best Books of the Year So Far: Biographies and Memoirs

A look at a few of our favorites from the first half of 2016, including an unexpected soldier's story, the latest from a winner of the Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Award, and the story behind Hemingway's best book.

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Hot Dog Taste Test

Graphic Novel Friday: Hot Dog Taste Test

Hot Dog Taste Test by Lisa Hanawalt is a book to take home, understanding that everyone will read it before you and laugh at all the funny parts, teasing, “O.K., but you have to look at this page for one...

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Best of the Year So Far

Best of the Year...So Far

It’s always a thrill to look back over the past six months and share which books have stood out...

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Sciencephysics

A Book Trend That We've Noticed

What book trend have the Amazon editors noticed lately?

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Nightingsee

Why Are These Two Novels So Popular?

Two novels have taken their place on our best seller list for more than a year. What is it about The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah and All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr that has made them so successful?

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