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July's Celebrity Picks: Ken Burns

Ken Burns has been nominated for two Academy Awards and won two Emmy awards for his riveting documentaries, with his most recent being The Roosevelts. So what does a man who clearly loves history read in his spare time?

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See-America

It's Time to Go

Time is wasting, people. Here's a list to inspire adventures before the summer is over.

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All is not forgotten

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

With the exception of a highly entertaining biography of a trailblazing feminist and cultural icon, the Best of the Month selections released today are all a bit on the dark side...

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Woodson

Weekend Reading

In this edition of Weekend Reading, the latest from a National Book Award winner, highly anticipated releases from literary legends Jay McInerny and Tom Wolfe, and a book for those of you who gave up on City on Fire after 900 pages...

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Narconomics

Best Books of the Year So Far: Nonfiction

A look at a few of our favorites from the first half of 2016, including an economist's guide to the drug trade, a blow-by-blow account of an exploding mountain, and a world-wide search for hotbeds of genius.

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Blair Braverman On Writing "Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube"

Blair Braverman's memoir, Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube, is one of those books--the ones that catch you off guard, stick with you, and challenge you to evaluate your place in life...

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Weekend Reading

Weekend Reading

In this edition of Weekend Reading, memoirs, of sorts, and highly anticipated new releases by the authors of the beloved books, The Alienist and Bright Lights, Big City...

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Pumpkin-Flowers

Best Books of the Year So Far: Biographies and Memoirs

A look at a few of our favorites from the first half of 2016, including an unexpected soldier's story, the latest from a winner of the Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Award, and the story behind Hemingway's best book.

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The Trees

Weekend Reading

In this edition of Weekend Reading, ill-tempered trees, a desperate mother, and our very own Jon Foro seeks closure...

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Michael Herr (1940 - 2016)

Michael Herr, war correspondent and author of Dispatches--widely considered to be the definitive history of the Vietnam War--has died at the age of 76.

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