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  • We’re Taking the Day Off!
    We’re off for the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday, but we’ll be back tomorrow with our regularly scheduled programming. In the meantime, we encourage you to get cozy and surround yourself with great reads (how about books by Native American authors). Enjoy this #BTS look at our day: via GIPHY
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-28By Community
  • Turning a Page: Books With Sustainability in Mind
    A selection of new nonfiction ranges from the plight of polar bears to the revitalization of Miami streets. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-28
  • Marilyn Yalom, Feminist Author and Historian, Is Dead at 87
    In books about the history of wives, the history of the breast and other subjects, she examined how cultural forces led over time to feminist thinking. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-27
  • Tommy Pico’s ‘Feed’: A Book-Length Meditation on Modern Appetites
    Pico’s latest volume concludes what he has described as a four-book project about pretty much everything, mixing verse and prose, diary, comedy and accusation. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-27
  • Brain Trust
    A writer and illustrator remembers a kind doctor who influenced her career. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-27
  • Tomi Adeyemi Hates Assigned Reading
    “The vast majority of American classics were ruined for me because schools made me read them too young,” says the Y.A. fantasy novelist, whose new book is “Children of Virtue and Vengeance.” …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-27
  • Clive James, a Tireless Polymath Who Led With His Wit
    James, who died on Sunday at 80, was an endlessly quotable poet, memoirist, novelist and critic — among other things. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-27
  • Beethoven Was the Johnny Rotten of His Day
    In “Music: A Subversive History,” the jazz critic and author Ted Gioia tells the story of music as one of radical nonconformists overturning convention. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-27
  • ‘A Warning,’ by Anonymous, Cracks the Best-Seller List
    The White House memoir, written by someone identified only as “a senior Trump administration official,” vaults to the No. 1 spot, moving “Triggered” to No. 2. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-27
  • 9 New Books We Recommend This Week
    Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-27

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