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The Trees

Weekend Reading

In this edition of Weekend Reading, ill-tempered trees, a desperate mother, and our very own Jon Foro seeks closure...

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Michael Herr (1940 - 2016)

Michael Herr, war correspondent and author of Dispatches--widely considered to be the definitive history of the Vietnam War--has died at the age of 76.

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"You Can't Write S*** on Cough Syrup": Mishka Shubaly on Drinking, Running, and Writing

Bestselling Kindle Singles author and musician Mishka Shubaly stopped by our offices to talk about his new book, his struggles with addiction, and the inherent advantages of physical books when you need to hit your best friend on his head.

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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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A Book Trend That We've Noticed

What book trend have the Amazon editors noticed lately?

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Star-Trek

Best Books of June: Humor & Entertainment

A few of our favorite Humor & Entertainment titles this month, including the perfect gift for the Trekker Dad, a unlikely rap-to-(almost)-riches tale, and a collection of self-effacing sketches of motherhood and other inconveniences of adulthood.

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1971

Twelve Songs That Changed the World, or at Least 1971

From Carole King to the Stones, David Hepworth tracks the pivotal events--and selects the essential songs--of 1971, the year that shaped the music industry for the three decades that followed.

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Abbreviated-Life

"Up is down. You can’t find your balance": An Excerpt from "An Abbreviated Life"

Mothers and daughters. Could there be a more complicated relationship? In her new memoir, journalist Ariel Leve plumbs the depths of her own painful experiences with a shockingly callous parent.

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Alimal

"Muhammad Ali: A Man, Not a King" by Randy Roberts and Johnny Smith

On a day when Muhammad Ali is on all of our minds, we reached out to the authors of a recent (and excellent) book on Ali to get their thoughts on the Greatest of All Time.

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Wendy walker

Weekend Reading

In this edition of Weekend Reading, lots of depressing (but utterly riveting) books! I think the happiest one on this list is about the upending of two marriages, but hey, that could be a happy thing indeed...

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