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  In ‘The Nickel Boys,’ Colson Whitehead Depicts a Real-Life House of Horrors The reform school at the center of Whitehead’s new novel (his first since “The Underground Railroad”) is more like a prison where the inmates are brutalized and even killed. … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-07-14 Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for July 14th, 2019 Sponsored by Book Riot’s Amazon store. Shop our favorite summer reads (including some of our favorite books of … Read More

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  Literary Tourism: Copenhagen, Denmark Ahh, Copenhagen. The Nordic city of bicycles, palaces, and fairy tales. As someone who likes to indulge in literary tourist trips from time to time, I was excited to see what literary secrets Denmark’s capital holds for book lovers, and I was not disappointed. In addition to some of the … Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-07-14By Melissa Baron The Coziest Book Nook Accessories on Amazon A book nook is something that most readers I’ve spoken … Read More

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  Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for July 13th, 2019 Sponsored by Book Riot’s Amazon store. Shop our favorite summer reads (including some of our favorite books of 2019 so far), bookish accessories, deals, and more. These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals Dim Sum of … Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-07-13By S. Zainab Williams 14 of The Best Bookstagram Accessories On Amazon That Will Make … Read More

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  George F. Will on Conservatism’s Homelessness Will discusses “The Conservative Sensibility,” and David Maraniss talks about “A Good American Family: The Red Scare and My Father.” … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-07-12 New & Noteworthy Audiobooks, From Mötley Crüe to Cinderella A selection of recent audiobooks of note; plus, a peek at what our colleagues around the newsroom are reading. … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-07-12 The Life Cycle of a … Read More

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  What Does the Author of ‘Where the Crawdads Sing’ Think You Should Read? Delia Owens returns to “Beloved” every now and then: “One sentence from Toni Morrison can inspire a lifetime of writing.” … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-07-11 Jim Bouton Opened Up the Major Leagues to Everyone Through both his everyman path to professional baseball and his revealing memoir “Ball Four,” Bouton, who died on Wednesday, made a gilded world seem attainable. … Source: … Read More

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