Stoker winners

The Bram Stoker Award Winners

The winners of the Bram Stoker Awards received congratulations on May 14 at StokerCon in Las Vegas from the Horror Writers Association for creating the best works of horror and dark fantasy published in 2015. The list of finalists and...

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Love and Friendship

Whit Stillman on Jane Austen and "Love & Friendship"

Jane Austen lovers, rejoice! Whit Stillman—director of "The Last Days of Disco" and "Metropolitan"—has shifted his storytelling focus to a rarely read story by Austen that has never been seen on screen...until now.

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Rick Riordan: What's Apollo Doing This Summer?

Oh, what to do this summer? Rick Riordan suggests enjoying a good book--and if you want to know what the god Apollo is doing, he'll give you some clues about that, too...

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The 2015 Nebula Award Winners

At their annual awards gala, the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America gave this year’s Nebula Awards and Andre Norton Award to the winners below while in Chicago on Saturday, May 14. Below are the finalists for the Nebula...

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Gene

An Exclusive Conversation with Siddhartha Mukherjee, Author of "The Gene"

Siddhartha Mukherjee is the author of The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize. His new book is The Gene: An Intimate History is our Spotlight Pick for the Best Books of May. It goes on sale tomorrow.

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Girls and Sex

Talking with Peggy Orenstein about "Girls & Sex"

I had the enormous pleasure of speaking recently with Peggy Orenstein about her groundbreaking, insightful, and thoughtful book Girls & Sex, in which she interviewed high school and college girls about their relationships. Orenstein was just as smart and informative...

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Pool-Party

This Book Won't Make You a Better Person

Can't wrangle an invitation to the most celebrity-studded, continuous shindig on the Côte d’Azur? Pool Party has got you covered.

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Book club

10 Do's and Don'ts for a Happy Book Club

Maybe you want to launch a book club but don’t know where to begin. Or maybe your book club opened strong but enthusiasm is now flagging. Here are 10 tips to start—or jump-start—your book club.

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Hittin' the Beach

Life is all about perspective, and Gray Malin's ariel photography achieves the difficult task of making some of the world's most beautiful beaches even more appealing...

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Best of the month

The Best Romances of May

This month just bursts with marvelous small-town romances. But New York, Nashville, and London still can host a darn good love story, too.

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