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YA Wednesday: M.T. Anderson's Post-Apocalyptic Favorites

The award-winning author of Feed and The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, M.T. Anderson talks about the novels that make his top five list, including The Three-Body Problem and a lost gem, The Genocides.

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A Brave Graphic Memoir Throws a Light on the Shadow of Mental Illness

Katie Green exposes the lingering hold of her mental illness and her stop-and-go progress toward recovery in a vividly honest debut graphic memoir that we picked as one of the ten best books of October.

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Announcing the National Book Award Finalists

Today the National Book Foundation announced its shortlists for the National Book Awards in Fiction, Nonfiction, Young People's Literature, and Poetry. First given in 1950, previous winners of the National Book Award include Flannery O'Connor, William Faulkner, Ralph Ellison, Alice Walker, Annie Proulx, and Charles Johnson. The winners will be...

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Katherine Rundell: Three Books that Made Me a Writer

"I drank in that madcap, bold world... and wanted more. It taught me what it is to be hungry for books."

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Weekend Reading

In this edition, possibly the last work from the late, great Oliver Sacks, vacation and back to school reading, viva la Western, and more...

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Weekend Reading

In this edition, secret sourdough societies, horrific books, boozy cocktails, and more...

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Laini Taylor Dreams of Murdered Gods and Magic

Strange the Dreamer, Laini Taylor's first book since she finished the Daughter of Smoke and Bone trilogy is one of our Top 20 picks for the Best Books of 2017 so far and the only young adult novel on the list. When Taylor was in Seattle we talked about how it came to be...

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Weekend Reading

In this edition, fair food, fury, and borderland dreams deferred...

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The Best Books of the Year...So Far

Our favorites, published from January through June...

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The 2016 Lambda Literary Award Winners

Last week, the 29th annual Lammys celebrated works of excellence in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender literature. See which books won in fiction, nonfiction, mystery, biography/memoir, and more.

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