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Doctor Who Meets Roger Hargreaves in New Book Series
A different kind of children's book.... READ ON
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A New Museum Honoring Anne of Green Gables Author Is in the Works
A fan group plans to convert author L.M. Montgomery's home in Norval, Ontario into a literary landmark.... READ ON
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50 of Our Favorite Books by Women
You can thank us later for creating your reading list for the next five years.... READ ON
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You're Going to Make a Lot of Pizza With the TMNT Cookbook
Cowabunga!... READ ON
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New Game Turns James Joyce's Ulysses Into Virtual Reality
"Joycestick" explores the author's famously difficult novel in a whole new way.... READ ON
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Master the Game in Style With the 'Zelda: The Breath of the Wild' Strategy Books
Not as pretty as the game itself, but close.... READ ON
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"Americanah" Named First Pick for New York City’s Book Club
The goal is to get everyone in New York to read the same book at the same time.... READ ON
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Dallas Bookstore Gets People to Read Literature by Turning It Into Clickbait 
Their one weird trick for getting people interested in books may surprise you.... READ ON
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Pie-Modding Teaches Readers How to Create Edible Art
Using pie crust as a sculpting material, you can make elaborate shapes and designs.... READ ON
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The Unpublished Manuscripts of 7 Famous Authors
Whether they were stolen, destroyed, or locked in a time capsule, you won’t see these books on the shelves.... READ ON
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See Young Jack Kerouac's Reading List
The list, scribbled in a notebook in 1940, offers a rare glimpse at the works that would shape him.... READ ON
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16 Fun Facts About The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
Why 16 things? Because 42 things would have been far too long.... READ ON
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Remembering Douglas Adams on His Birthday
He would have turned 65 today.... READ ON
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11 Literature-Themed Coloring Books
A different kind of book to curl up with after a stressful day.... READ ON
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High School Teacher's Theory Frames 'The Wizard of Oz' as a Political Parable
Was the classic fairytale meant to be a metaphor for the Gilded Age?... READ ON
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You Can Now Experience Walden as a Video Game
Channel Henry David Thoreau without isolating yourself in the woods.... READ ON

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