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Kindle 10 Years

10 Years, 10 Books—A Look Back at Kindle Best Sellers

Ten years of top-selling Kindle eBooks, from thrillers to a timeless classic.

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Weird Science: South Pole Edition

What strange experiments are going on in Antarctica? Find out with these five things you should know about the IceCube Observatory from The Telescope in the Ice author Mark Bowen.

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Amazon's Best Books of November

You'll notice that some of our "best books of November" went on sale in late October. Sometimes there are so many great releases in a given month that we have to bump a few favorites to the following month. That's what happened with the books you see here, starting with...

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2017 Kirkus Prize Winners Announced

Kirkus names its picks for the best fiction, nonfiction, and young readers' books among those that gained starred Kirkus reviews this year.

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The Morbid Ruminations of a Weird Dad

John Hodgman spoke with us at Book Expo about terrible facial hair, the emergent terrors of middle age, and his new memoir, Vacationland: True Stories from Painful Beaches.

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Unknown

Uncovering the Story of the Washingtons' Runaway Slave

In the run-up to the National Book Awards next month, we spoke to finalist Erica Armstrong Dunbar, who spent nine years researching the life of Ona Judge, the fugitive slave whose "life story forces readers to examine George and Martha Washington in different and difficult ways."

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Weekend Reading

In this edition, a Halloween read, an uncomfortable Gay Talese encounter, something for kid chefs, and more.

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Go Beyond the Puffy Coat with Patagonia Books

You probably already know about Patagonia, makers of that most ubiquitous of down jackets designed for mountaineering, but more commonly observed in upscale shopping malls and on the sidewalks of tech-industry neighborhoods. But if you're at all interested in tales of nature and adventure sports, you should be paying attention to Patagonia Books.

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"I Wrote it to Help People Make Decisions Better" - A Conversation with Ray Dalio

Ray Dalio is one of the world’s most successful investors and entrepreneurs--but he is also one of those people who transcends the industry in which he has been successful.

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A Taste of "France is a Feast: The Photographic Journey of Paul and Julia Child"

"In France, Paul and Julia were deeply in love—with each other, with photography and food, with the people and the places they encountered. ... 'I was so excited' to be in that place at that time, Julia recalled, 'that I sometimes forgot to breathe.' ”

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