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Books In Flight: Nonfiction Reads For Your Travels

Chances are many of us will be clocking in some airtime in the near future - here are a few suggested reads of the nonfiction variety to keep you company along the way.

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The Card Catalog Is Dead. Long Live the Card Catalog.

Who here remembers these cabinets of narrow wooden drawers that served as the nerve center for every library? Thumb through images from The Card Catalog: Books, Cards, and Literary Treasures, a celebration of artifacts from the Library of Congress - and the people who knew where they were filed.

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Botm

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

A beautifully wrought literary mystery, and another heroic WWII tale that illuminates the powerful bonds of brotherly love...

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Unconventional Books for Awesome Moms

Alert, alert! Mother's Day is on Sunday, May 14. Here are 11 excellent books that will let Mom know that you're really and truly thinking about her this year.

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Irby

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In this edition, a Bachelorette wannabe, a cruise from hell, and two inebriated Norwegians take on Jaws...

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"Well, it's like rock and roll. You get it or you don't. You can't really explain it."

In an interview with the Amazon Book Review, John Doe - of the legendary Los Angeles punk band, X - talks about the music, the era, the place, and his collaborative memoir, Under the Big Black Sun. Also the Doors.

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YA Wednesday: An Excerpt from John Boyne on "Man's Search for Meaning"

John Boyne has been widely acclaimed for The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, his young adult novel of the Holocaust told from the perspective of a 9-year-old German boy. He wrote the foreword to the newly released young adult edition of Viktor Frankl's Man's Search for Meaning, and we have an excerpt from it to share with readers...

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What Is James Franco Doing Now?

Franco's latest endeavor - THE THING Postcard Book: James Franco - offers a collection of 30 covers from classic books - all important to the actor - with himself inserted into the jacket. Is it art? I have no idea. Funny? Often. Absurd? Absolutely.

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Priestdaddy

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

Our Spotlight Pick this month, Priestdaddy, proves that you can't judge a book by its cover (or its title, for that matter)...

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Hunger

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In this week's edition, a memoir from the author of Bad Feminist, two cautionary tales, and a new Agatha Christie-esque mystery...

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