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Tim Burton and "The Art of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children"

One of fall's biggest movies is adapted from a best-selling young adult novel and so far looks amazing. Here's a look behind the scenes with photos from a new book and an excerpt from director Tim Burton.

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

Includes our Spotlight Pick--a novel involving Auschwitz's infamous "Angel of Death"--a tender family drama from Jonathan Safran Foer, and Amor Towles gives us a unique view into a tumultuous time in Russia's history...

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Debut Spotlight Author Imbolo Mbue on Getting to "Over"

Last month, we picked a debut spotlight that I still find myself thinking about.

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Farewell, August, and All of Your Best Books

One last chance to celebrate some of our favorite books of the month before we move on to the mother lode of September. Of course, you don't have to say goodbye....

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Helping Kids in the Kitchen

The days of kids just making a grilled cheese or chocolate pudding are long gone. Now there are cookbooks just for them with recipes for multi-ingredient pastas, layer cakes, and veggie dishes they will not only eat but make themselves...

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Perfect horse

How the Army Taught Courage Before World War II: Elizabeth Letts on "The Perfect Horse"

Elizabeth Letts talks about the brave men who remembered the lesson to put their horses first...

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Recipe Road Test: Sneak Peek at Ina Garten's Peach Cobbler

A preview of what's to come in Ina Garten's new cookbook, Cooking with Jeffrey, her recipe for the best peach cobbler I've ever had (much less made).

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"Death to the Fascist Insect": Patty Hearst, the SLA, and the Swinging 70s

We ask American Heiress author Jeffrey Toobin about one of the wildest, most sensational stories of our age: the 1974 kidnapping of Patricia Hearst.

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Amazon Book Review Exclusive: Jacqueline Woodson

The author of our August best books of the month spotlight selection shares a very personal look at her memories and poetic perspective in an essay on writing Another Brooklyn.

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Bill Murray Is a Bad Father

Bad Dads presents the best work from Spoke Art Gallery's peculiar and particular collection: Art inspired by the films of Wes Anderson. As you might expect, Bill Murray features prominently. We have images and the foreword by Anderson.

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