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November 20, 2014

Daniel Handler's Offensive Awards Ceremony Jokes Prove The Book Industry Has A Long Way To Go

Lemony Snicket
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5 Stunning, Prophetic Quotes From Ursula K. Le Guin's National Book Award Speech

Ursula Le Guin

The Twisted Stories Behind Your Favorite Nursery Rhymes

Nursery Rhyme
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Infographic Highlights Most Common Journalistic Clichés

Knowledge Is Beautiful
Knowledge Is Beautiful

The Art of Zelda Fitzgerald

Zelda Fitzgerald
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The Book We're Talking About

Station Eleven Book
Knopf

'The Awakening' Gets A Contemporary Makeover

Rafi Romaya
Rafi Romaya

Fake Quotes By Famous Authors To Watch Out For

Anthony Doerr's Magical Memoir On A Year In Rome

Fourseasonsinrome
Scribner

5 Delightfully Scary Horror Stories For Children

Book Frightened
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By Evangeline Lilly

National Book Award Finalist On His Love For YA Books

Boy Reading
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The 'Interstellar' Comic Will Help You Understand The Movie Better

Coop
Paramount Pictures

A Tour Of The World Through Famous Writers' Windows

Heti
Matteo Pericoli

The Word Of The Year Is ... 'Vape'?

Vape
ASSOCIATED PRESS

New Jonathan Franzen Novel On Its Way

Jonathan Franzen
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Award-Winning 2014 Books That Deserve The Hype

Awardwinning

Can Spatial Skills Actually Help Your Writing?

Puzzle
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Fiction's Goriest Scenes

Gory Books
Viking Press

What 'The Iliad' Can Tell Us About War Today

Achilles
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  • STATION ELEVEN by Emily St. John Mandel
    STATION ELEVEN

    by Emily St. John Mandel

    Published on September 9th, 2014

    THE LAUGHING MONSTERS by Denis Johnson
    THE LAUGHING MONSTERS

    by Denis Johnson

    Published on November 4th, 2014

    UGLY GIRLS: A NOVEL by Lindsay Hunter
    UGLY GIRLS: A NOVEL

    by Lindsay Hunter

    Published on November 4th, 2014

    DEAR THIEF by Samantha Harvey
    DEAR THIEF

    by Samantha Harvey

    Published on October 28th, 2014

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Can An Algorithm Actually Be Creative? (NEW BOOK)

Algorithm
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Banning Words Is Almost Never Okay

Word Bubbles
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Author And Publisher Of Choose Your Own Adventure Books Dies At 78

Ra Montgomery
Bantam

5 Scientific Inaccuracies You Didn't Know Were In 'Moby-Dick'

Moby Dick
WikiCommons

'The World Of PostSecret' Reveals What Lurks In The Hearts Of Man

Postsecret6
Frank Warren

15 Young Adult Books That Never Age

Ya Books
Sarah Dessen

'The Little Mermaid' Comic Reminds Us That The Story Isn't Just For Kids

Little Mermaid

This Powerful 'Black Odyssey' Blends Greek Myth And Modern Harlem

Romare

More TV Adaptations, Please!

Tv Books
HarperCollins

15 Words You Had No Idea Were Acronyms

Acronym Alphabet
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Margaret Atwood: 'I Don't Call It Climate Change. I Call It The Everything Change'

Margaret Atwood
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10 Classic 'Pride And Prejudice' Covers, From Beautiful To Bizarre

Prideandprejudicecovers

Was Chaucer A Crook?

Chaucer
Wikimedia

The Book We're Talking About

Laughingmonsters
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

The Literal Meanings Of 30 Common Words

Mouth Talking
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Read Passages From This Year's Bad Sex Award Nominees

Bad Sex Award 2014
Head of Zeus/Fourth Estate/Two Roads