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The Best Books of the Month: Biographies & Memoirs

Some of our favorites from January, including an insightful look at the life of the creator of Goodnight Moon, and a card-counter's rise from the blackjack tables of Vegas to Wall Street success.

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2017 PEN America Literary Awards Finalists

PEN America "champions the freedom to write, recognizing the power of the word to transform the world"...

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National Book Critics Circle Announces 2016 Finalists

On Tuesday, January 17, the National Book Critics Circle listed the finalists for their award for outstanding books published in 2016. The finalists are in six categories: autobiography, biography, criticism, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. The awards will be given to the winners on March 16, 2017, in New York City....

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Weekend Reading

In this edition, people who eat people, poetry, and a quartet of seasonal stories by "Scotland's Nobel laureate-in-waiting"...

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It's 2017: Start Doing Your Thing

Stoke your New Year's resolutions with these excerpts from Brendan Leonard's Make It Till You Make It: 40 Myths and Truths About Creating.

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Best Books of the Month: Nonfiction

A few of our selections for the best nonfiction of January, including a dangerous search for a legendary lost city, a revealing investigation into why we credit (or blame) testosterone for... everything, and Will Schwalbe's follow-up to his beloved The End of Your Life Book Club.

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The Art of Invisibility

Weekend Reading

Strange (and creepy) events captured on VHS, a hacker's advice on how to be safe from people like himself, and re-creating the Big Bang in a laboratory are among the books our editors are reading this weekend.

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Amazon's Best Books of January

A bevy of impressive debuts kicks off a promising new year of great reads...

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Year of the Woman

We've Read a Lot of "Girl" Books Lately. Will 2017 Be the Year of the "Woman"?

From "Gone Girl" to "The Girl on the Train" to "Lab Girl," we're read a lot of books in recent years about female protagonists who were, actually, women. Will 2017 be the year of the "woman"?

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Weekend Reading

If these titles are any indicator of what's to come, 2017 is going to be another great year for book lovers...

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