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On Reading a Book at the “Right” Time

How the experience of reading a book changes as you change.

Back to School: 10 Books For Reliving Those College Days

It is that time of year when our local stores are running Back to School sales on everything from pencils ...

They’re (Paper) Ba-ack: September 4, 2012

Tuesday is New Book Day. We celebrate each week by highlighting titles we’re excited to see arrive in paperback. [galleryview ...

2012 Tournament of Books: Shortlist Surprises and Speculation

The field of sixteen and brackets for the 2012 Tournament of Books was announced yesterday, so it’s time to rev ...

Why aren’t Jennifer Weiner and Jodi Picoult Pissed at Jeffrey Eugenides?

There’s nothing I love more than a good literary scandal. It’s so deliciously incongruous. Book people are supposed to be ...

PUB DAY: The Marriage Plot, by Jeffrey Eugenides

Here’s an unusual, slightly silly way to tell how popular a modern novel is: Check its Wikipedia page. If the ...