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Celebrity Picks: Alex Prud'homme's Favorite Reads of 2017

Great nonfiction recommendations by a great writer of nonfiction.

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Weekend Reading

In this week's edition, a slice of Julia Child's life in photographs, a new novel by the author of The Nightingale, lewd literary encounters, something for audiobook enthusiasts, and more.

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Best Books of the Year: Science and Nature

A few of our selections for the best science and nature titles of 2017, including the thrilling tale of the first manned mission to the Moon, an examination of the brave new world of family engineering, and the dark secrets behind that drumstick on your plate.

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When Book Covers Came of Age

Book covers were once simply protective wrappings, designed to be discarded. In the 1920s, that all changed. Have a look at some gorgeous examples from the art form's heyday, and read an except from "The Illustrated Dust Jacket."

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The Best Books of the Year: "This Is How It Always Is" by Laurie Frankel

This Is How It Always Is published back in January, but the power of Frankel's novel to stay fresh in your mind also gave it the power to secure a spot on our list of the Top 20 Best Books of 2017.

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Celebrity Picks: Ken Follett's Favorite Reads of 2017

What does a master of thrilling historical fiction like to read for fun and inspiration?

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Best romances of the year 2017

The Best Romance Novels of 2017

From dukes to FBI agents, and from football coaches to librarians, we've got you covered in our list of the best romances of the year.

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YA Wednesday: Maggie Stiefvater on "All the Crooked Saints"

When Maggie Stiefvater visited us in Seattle we talked about her new novel All the Crooked Saints, miracles, owls, and more.

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Celebrity Picks: John Green's Favorite Reads of 2017

John Green writes best selling young adult fiction, but what does he read? The top three books he enjoyed the most this year are an interesting mix...

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Celebrity Picks: Alice Hoffman's Favorite Reads of 2017

Having loved so many of her books, we were curious to see what books Alice Hoffman would recommend.

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