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The Best Books of the Month: Biographies & Memoirs

Some of our favorites from March, including Ariel Levy's The Rules Do Not Apply ("a memoir sparkling with insight on grief and grit"), Papa Hemingway's secret travels through the underground of spies and spooks, and a collection drawing from 20 years of the award-winning storytelling program, The Moth.

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The National Book Critics Circle Announces Its 2016 Winners

The National Book Critics Circle celebrates the best fiction and nonfiction published in 2016.

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The Chef's Hat. Or in this case, chefs in hats.

A day with two award-winning chefs, Marcus Samuelsson and Thierry Rautureau, checking out some of Seattle's best local flavor and hats. Yes, hats.

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Bookmark It

In this edition, wily WWII widows, double-muscle cows (Google this at your own peril), and separating actual facts from alternative ones...

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Announcing the National Book Critics Circle Award Finalists

The winners will be announced today, March 16th, at The New School, which is located at 66 West 12th Street in Manhattan. The awards ceremony is free and open to the public.

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"I Wanted to Make Her Real": David Vann Reimagines Medea in "Bright Air Black"

The author of Aquarium offers a more complex and fascinating portrait of a typically one-note character from Greek mythology....

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What Do You Get When You Cross Herman Melville with Cormac McCarthy?

You get The North Water, Ian McGuire's dark and violent - yet brilliant - thriller set aboard an arctic whaling ship. We asked him a few questions about the book, a selection for our best books of 2016.

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Score! Binge-Reading Sports Romances

Check out these six sports romance series that will keep you reading deep into overtime.

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Celebrity Picks: Greg Iles

Which book inspired the Natchez Burning trilogy? Greg Iles reveals this, and more favorites...

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Psst..."Strong is the New Pretty." Pass it on.

That say that a picture is worth a thousand words, and in Kate T. Parker's newly released book of photographs those words are about the definition of pretty. Strength, determination, joy, and kindness are just a few of them...

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