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Ww

Weekend Reading

In this edition of Weekend Reading, 400 years of pillaging fun, another trip to Auschwitz, and other soul crushing--but awesome--reads!...

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Nadja-Spiegelman

Best Books of August: Biographies & Memoirs

A sampling of our favorite true-to-life stories from August, led by Nadja Spiegelman's I’m Supposed to Protect You from All This, a memoir of mothers and daughters, memory, and the invention of family narrative.

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BOTM

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

The Best of the Month selections released today include a novel penned by an author typically known--and beloved--for her young adult fiction, and the inside scoop on the movers and shakers who manage--or try to--Tinseltown's elite...

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Leave me

Weekend Reading

In this edition of Weekend Reading, the first adult offering from a best-selling YA author, falling in love in another language, and one of the kings of spy fiction tells how his background in British Intelligence informed his work, and his life...

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Accidental-life

STET: Terry McDonell and the Art of Editing

The legendary magazine editor and author of the new memoir, The Accidental Life shares his experiences working with the likes of Hunter S. Thompson, Jim Harrison, and Jimmy Buffett.

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Apoc

If the Apocalypse Is Old News, What's Next?

Could it be that we're not as excited to imagine the end of the world as we once were?

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Ivey

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

There is no shortage of family drama in the Best of the Month selections released today..

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Nadja

"The Past Transforms into Whatever We Need it to Be": Nadja Spiegelman on "I'm Supposed to Protect You from All This"

The daughter of Maus creator Art Spiegelman and New Yorker art editor Françoise Mouly talks about her memoir...

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WW

Weekend Reading

In this edition of Weekend Reading, the story behind Monet's famous Water Lilies painting, a ballyhooed debut, and a miracle child (maybe)...

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Kareem

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: "Now What Do We Do to Fix This Thing?"

On the heels of the Republican and Democratic conventions and a dispiriting escalation of racial tension and violence, the basketball great, thoughtful commentator, and author of Writings on the Wall shares his list of books for understanding our country's tumultuous history with race.

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