Weekend Reading

Hitler vs. Dracula, and a kitten!

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The Best Biographies and Memoirs of October

A few of our favorite biographies of the month, including the strange tale of a pair of brothers abducted into the circus, the life and adventures of a true-life Spaceman, and the American "second act" of a très famous French chef.

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I Came, I Saw, I Voted: Elections, Roman-Style

If we think this presidential election is unprecedented, we might just not be looking back far enough. Historian Adrian Goldsworthy--author of Pax Romana, Caesar, and How Rome Fell compares this season's circus to the political antics of ancient Rome.

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Do You Want to Believe? Ben Mezrich Does.

What happens when a bestselling nonfiction writer turns his eyes skyward in search of visitors from another planet? Ben Mezrich discusses the people and places from his new book, The 37th Parallel: The Secret Truth Behind America's UFO Highway.

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Weekend Reading

In this edition of Weekend Reading, gory goodness, the Golden Arches, and a YA novel that's just been longlisted for a National Book Award...

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The National Book Award Shortlist for Fiction and Nonfiction

The finalists for the National Book Award--in fiction and nonfiction--are here! Read on to discover who made the shortlist.

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Powered by Indie: Fascinating Memoirs

We spotlight four independently published memoirs that have grabbed our attention—and squeezed our hearts.

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Amazon's Best Books of October: This Week's Releases

The Best of the Month selections released this week run the gamut from delightful to devastating, and everything in between...

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Five Songs That Set Springsteen on Fire

The Boss has a new autobiography as big as his legend. Here are five songs cited as some his greatest influences in Born to Run, as well as a couple of images from the book, one more muscly than the other.

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Weekend Reading

In this edition of Weekend Reading, high-stakes Survivor, an unsung 60s icon, and the Twelve Days of Christmas (you read that right).

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