Pulitzer Prize-Amazon Book Review

2016 Pulitzer Prizes

The 2016 Pulitzer Prizes were announced this week. Congratulations to the winners in the literature categories...

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Heat and Light-Amazon Book Review

Weekend Reading

In this edition of Weekend Reading, a novel by a writer so skilled that she makes the subject of fracking interesting, the highly anticipated finale to a bestselling supernatural suspense series, and an author obsesses over the Rolling Stones...

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Lab Girl-Amazon Book Review

Annual Games with Hope Jahren

Hope Jahren's Lab Girl quickly become an in-house favorite around here and, as a result, was named Featured Debut for the month of April. The idea of a geobiologist's memoir may not initially jump out as the most invigorating read,...

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Old Records Never Die, Nor Irrational Dreams

One man's obsessive quest through the dusty bins and backrooms of the used vinyl trade in order to reclaim the essential albums--and some of the feeling--of his youth.

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PEN Winners-Amazon Book Review

PEN Literary Award Winners

There are some very happy and well-deserving authors who woke up a bit richer this morning, with the news that they were recipients of a prestigious PEN Literary Award...

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Author Jeff Hobbs on "The Long Shadow of Small Ghosts"

The author of one of 2015's best books shares his thoughts about reading a new work of nonfiction that he says," all to the good and might even leave you changed."

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Weekend Reading-Amazon Book Review

Weekend Reading

In this edition of Weekend Reading, secrets and lies, George Washington and Benedict Arnold, and a "rib-tickler" about death (of course)...

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Best of April-Amazon Book Review

Amazon's Best Books of April: Today's Releases

A Richard Price-ian novel, a biography (sort of) of the Godfather of Soul – April 5 brings a bounty of Best of the Month choices...

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"Getting the Rest of the Stuff Right": Steve Case on "The Third Wave"

The America Online co-founder talks about the past, present, and future of the Internet, as well as his new book, The Third Wave.

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Weekend Reading-Amazon Book Review

Weekend Reading

In this edition of Weekend Reading, a new take on a Sliding Doors-type theme, a thriller from the creator of the TV show, Fargo, a nod to National Poetry Month, and 250 pages of organ-melting viruses. Something for everyone!

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