The Opposite of Everyone

"A Story About Stories"--Joshilyn Jackson on "The Opposite of Everyone"

A mysterious letter from an erstwhile parent plunges a daughter on a journey of discovery in Joshilyn Jackson's latest, The Opposite of Everyone. Here, best-selling author Laura Lippman talks with Ms. Jackson about...

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“War books just aren’t for me.”

Actually, they might be. Youngblood author Matt Gallagher shares 10 novels about war for every reader.

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Essential Reads: Books for Surviving Valentine’s Day

A Essential Reads list that includes at least one perfect book that will match whichever mood zaps through you when you think, “Whoa, Valentine’s Day is right around the corner!?”

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The Summer Before the War

Weekend Reading

Beware the Ides of March! Only there is nothing foreboding about the crop of titles being released in a month or so, many of which are featured in this edition of Weekend Reading. There's the latest from the likes of Helen Simonson, Helen Oyeyemi, and National Book Award winner...

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Mind Your Manners

Some picture books defy a childhood expiration point and this applies to the recently released "Miss Moon: Wise Words from a Dog Governess."...

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The Geography of Genius

The Author of "The Geography of Genius" Talks About the Importance of Place

Eric Weiner’s first book, The Geography of Bliss, found him in search of the happiest places on Earth. Now, in The Geography of Genius, he endeavors to find out why certain places and times in history produced an inordinate number of geniuses...

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"A Long Lineage of Wanderers": Q&A with Shilpi Somaya Gowda

Bestselling author Christina Baker Kline (Orphan Train, The Way Life Should Be) asks the author of The Golden Son a few choice questions about her novel of family love, honor, tradition, and identity.

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Look on My Works, Ye Mighty, and Despair!

How does a man-made disaster that killed 500 innocents near a burgeoning metropolis become a historical footnote? It's a story worthy of the poem "Ozymandias."

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What to Read if You Love (or Hate) "Making a Murderer"

Whichever side you fall on--he did it, or you're not so sure--"Making a Murderer" is riveting television. For those who'd like more, here are two lists of books to appeal to two different types of true crime connoisseurs...

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All the Birds in the Sky

“Witch Vs. Mad Scientist”: Charlie Jane Anders on Her Novel "All the Birds in the Sky"

Author Charlie Jane Anders—and the editor-in-chief of—answers our questions about her mesmerizing, thoughtful, and hilarious novel of a witch and a tech genius who grow up together, grow apart, and finally have to save the world.

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