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Books In Flight: Mysteries, Thrillers, and a Little Suspense

Previously I brought you the nonfiction edition of Books in Flight - recommended digital reads for any flight time. This time we are exploring mystery, thrillers, and suspense novels for those of you who like a little thrill in the air.

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Nick Bilton on Silicon Valley Startups and the Silk Road

The author of American Kingpin considers the illegal goods website Silk Road against traditional startups that have changed our world.

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As Seen Through Books

“The thing about a story is that you dream it as you tell it, hoping that others might then dream along with you, and in this way memory and imagination and language combine to make spirits in the head. There is the illusion of aliveness.” -Tim O'Brien

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It's Been 50 Years, Pony Boy.... A Q&A with S.E. Hinton

Do you remember the first time you read The Outsiders? It's been five decades since it was published, written when Hinton was herself merely sixteen. We sent her some questions about the 50th anniversary, her favorite line from the book, and more...

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Bulk-Free Deluxe Reads

Besides the ease, space-saving, and environmental perks of digital, the nature of the format is allowing those in the book-making business to create some pretty cool additions to your reading experiences.

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YA Wednesday: An Excerpt from John Boyne on "Man's Search for Meaning"

John Boyne has been widely acclaimed for The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, his young adult novel of the Holocaust told from the perspective of a 9-year-old German boy. He wrote the foreword to the newly released young adult edition of Viktor Frankl's Man's Search for Meaning, and we have an excerpt from it to share with readers...

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2017 James Beard Award Winners

The prestigious James Beard awards for cookbooks published in 2016 were handed out last night in Chicago. Here are some of the winners:

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Now Is the Perfect Time to Think About Taxes - T.R. Reid on "A Fine Mess"

Now that our taxes are completed (hopefully), it's a good time to think about taxes. Or at least the future of taxes. They could be a lot simpler and easier -- and it could happen soon.

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A Conversation Between Karin Slaughter and Sara Paretsky

It's just a week before the publication of Sara Paretsky's new V.I. Warshawski novel Fallout-- and Karin Slaughter and Paretsky got to talking...

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The Chef's Hat. Or in this case, chefs in hats.

A day with two award-winning chefs, Marcus Samuelsson and Thierry Rautureau, checking out some of Seattle's best local flavor and hats. Yes, hats.

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