Celebrity Picks: Norman Lear's Favorite Reads of 2015

We love Norman Lear, the avuncular genius behind All in the Family, The Jeffersons, Maude, and Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman. And Norman Lear loves to read. Here are his favorite books of 2015.

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Best Children's Books of 2015

Looking back on the year, there are books that immediately come to mind as the best of what came out in 2015. In the case of children's books, that covers a lot of ground (as it should) so we chose our favorite books for babies and toddlers, picture books, chapter books, exciting nonfiction, and of course the novels...

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Celebrity Picks: Nathan Lane's Favorite Reads of 2015

We begin week three of our Celebrity Picks with Nathan Lane, whose iconic and often hilarious roles in The Birdcage, The Lion King, Modern Family, and The Producers, just to name a few, have made him a legend of stage and screen.

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Anatomy of Success: Shonda Rhimes's "Year of Yes"

In her new book, TV creator/producer Shonda Rhimes (Grey's Anatomy, Scandal) reveals how she transformed herself from the person who "never says yes" to anything to the one that opened herself up to a world of possibilities and success. Find out how she did it.

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Graphic Novel Friday: Winter Spooktacular

Here are a few upcoming highlights for graphic novel readers who prefer a little something not-so-sweet in their eggnog.

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Celebrity Picks: Diana Gabaldon's Favorite Reads of 2015

Since the publication of Outlander--over 20 years ago!--Diana Gabaldon has enchanted readers with her somewhat unclassifiable tales of time-tripping romance in the 18th century Scottish Highlands. Here she shares her own favorite reads of 2015.

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"Steady, Steady, Steady": The Triumph of The Three-Year Swim Club

Is it just me, or does The Three-Year Swim Club have The Boys in the Boat written all over it? Like that 2013 bestseller, this book chronicles the quest for Olympic glory of an underdog American team. But there’s twist: this club was made up of Japanese Americans, and the time was right before the start of WWII.

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The Winners of the 2015 National Book Awards

The 2015 National Book Awards presentation in New York was a packed affair, better attended than in recent years and elegant as always in the old Wall Street bank that is now Cipriani. There were no overtly political speeches about...

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Celebrity Picks: Pharrell Williams's Favorite Reads of 2015

Pharrell Williams has earned ten Grammy Awards for his work as a singer, songwriter, and producer, including the hit song "Happy!"--which is now a children's book of the same title. Here he shares his picks for his own favorite reads of 2015.

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Sarah MacLean Talks to Lisa Kleypas about Her Return to Historical Romance

With her new book, Cold-Hearted Rake, beloved romance author Lisa Kleypas brings her big-hearted stories back to the lush world of historical romance, much to the delight of her fans. Learn why.

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