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Krakatoa

Weekend Reading

In this edition, Robert Langdon is smitten with Spain, the mysteries of the modern human, Eleanor and her side-Hick, and more...

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War

The Best History Books of September

This list is so good, I'm tempted to call it the best books in history.

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Witness

Weekend Reading

In this edition, 1950s America as seen through the eyes of a famed Swiss photographer, another of Margaret Atwood's works hits the little screen, a novel by one of Spain's most lauded writers, and more.

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Dukes

Freedom, or the Love of Your Life?: Shilpi Somaya Gowda Asks Kristopher Dukes About "The Sworn Virgin"

This debut explores a brutish Albanian tradition...

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Sky

A Tale of Heroism, Adventure, and Love: Mark Sullivan on "Beneath a Scarlet Sky"

In a sea of WWII novels, what sets this one apart?

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Wiggs

Jane Green Interviews Susan Wiggs About "Map of the Heart"

Two author pals wax on about this moving historical drama...

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Sacks

Weekend Reading

In this edition, possibly the last work from the late, great Oliver Sacks, vacation and back to school reading, viva la Western, and more...

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Bruce Campbell

Celebrity Picks: Bruce Campbell's Favorite Recent Reads

Proud B-list actor Bruce Campbell brings out a new volume of his laugh-out-loud memoirs this month--and tells us which nonfiction books have grabbed his interest recently.

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Ba

The Best History Books of August

Summer is always an interesting time for history books. Here are some standouts from August.

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Alice

Working for the Queen of Spies: Kate Quinn and Stephanie Dray Discuss "The Alice Network"

The popular book club read that was inspired by a unique espionage group...

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