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Herta Müller: On Inger Christensen

Louisiana Channel | Posted 10.08.2015 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

Herta Müller (b. 1953) is a German-Romanian novelist, poet and essayist. Müller is noted for her works depicting the effects of violence, cruelty and terror, typically set in communist Romania during the Nicolae Ceausescu regime, which she herself experienced.

The 9 Most Talked-About Books of 2015 (So Far)

Kirkus | Posted 09.03.2015 | Books

From "The Girl in the Spider's Web" by David Lagercrantz to "Between the World and Me" by Ta-Nehisi Coates, here are the must-read books for 2015.

Becoming Fearless: A Conversation With A Girl Undone Author Catherine Linka

Devra Maza | Posted 09.11.2015 | Books
Devra Maza

Catherine Linka knows books. So it shouldn't have surprised her when, before her award-winning debut novel A Girl Called Fearless was even published, she was asked to write a sequel.

17 Memoirs By Women You Should Add To Your Reading List

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 07.21.2015 | Women

Looking for some end-of-summer reading? We have some women's stories to suggest -- 17 of them, in fact.  The remarkable women on this list of un...

7 Books Every Middle-Aged Person Should Read This Summer

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 06.15.2015 | Fifty

Now that nearly everyone in the world has finished The Goldfinch, we need some other book recommendations to get us through the summer. Huff/Post5...

23 Books That Everyone With Wanderlust Should Read

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.03.2015 | Travel

(Photo Credit: Getty Images) Wanderlust is notoriously difficult to manage. Once you've tasted the adrenaline rush of travel, it can feel unbeara...

25 Best Personal Finance Books for Your Summer Reading List

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.26.2015 | Books

While you relax in the sun by the pool this summer, make the most of your free time by checking out 25 of the hottest, newest and best-selling personal finance books. Learn how to catapult yourself to success and better manage your funds.

16 Books To Read And Love Forever

Posted 04.30.2015 | OWN

Here they are: the books we passed on to our closest friends, fought over at book club, lugged with us on every move and think about still. In no part...

The 7 Style Books That You Should Add To Your Library

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 03.03.2015 | Style

Some might think that style books only make great additions to coffee tables, but there are many fashion-focused books that are worth curling up with,...

Six Books of the Year for 2014

Christopher Atamian | Posted 02.23.2015 | Books
Christopher Atamian

2014, not a bad year for books, all told. Below you will find a completely arbitrary list of some of 2014's most Interesting, controversial books and a few that I simply found fascinating -- as well as a preview of two gifted new novelists.

Top 12 Young Adult Books of 2014

Lisa Parkin | Posted 02.17.2015 | Books
Lisa Parkin

As impossible as this task always is, I found it especially difficult this year when thinking about the top young adult books I've read. This genre hosts some of the best stories I've ever had the pleasure of reading.

The Best Books Of 2014, According To O Magazine And

Posted 12.18.2014 | OWN

The jury is in! Get ready to dive in and read these winsome books of the past 12 months, as picked by O magazine and editors. @media ...

20 Life-Changing Books!

Seth Adam Smith | Posted 12.27.2014 | Books
Seth Adam Smith

Unless you are determined to be miserable (which, strangely enough, some people are), these books will change your life for the better.

27 Amazing Books Coming Out This Fall

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 09.01.2014 | Books

Thrillers and memoirs and stories, oh my!

The 7 Best Books for Getting Over a Breakup

Ben Michaelis, Ph.D. | Posted 08.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Ben Michaelis, Ph.D.

Some of the titles I suggest will surprise you. Only three of the books I recommended to her (and now to you) are "how to get over a breakup" books. The other four contain life-altering wisdom or inspiration that can be even more useful than specific techniques to ex your ex.

Best New Books Out This Week

| Gabe Habash for Publishers Weekly | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books

First published in Publishers Weekly This week, the true story that inspired Herman Melville, a pizza hotline, and a soldier's exorcism. Plus: a ne...

The 9 Best Books for Meaningful Change

Ben Michaelis, Ph.D. | Posted 02.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Ben Michaelis, Ph.D.

Like it or not, we are all always changing and adapting to circumstances as time rolls on. The positive thing about change is that with some effort we can help direct some (though not all) of the change in our lives as opposed to being victimized by it.

Our 10 Favorite Books Of 2013

Shelley Emling | Posted 02.17.2014 | Fifty
Shelley Emling

Our Facebook fans' picks for the 10 best books of 2013.

Top 10 Young Adult Books of 2013

Lisa Parkin | Posted 02.15.2014 | Books
Lisa Parkin

I highly recommend each of these books and hope you will love them as much as I have. They each added something new to the young adult genre and are truly the best of the best.

Zoë Triska

Best Books Of 2013 | Zoë Triska | Posted 06.02.2015 | Books

This year has introduced us to more engaging reading material than we could have thought to ask for. By fall, our bedside tables and workspaces began ...

The 3 Best Books of 2013

Anis Shivani | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Anis Shivani

What was the best book published in 2013 in each of the genres of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction with the best claim to become a book for the ages?

Best New Books Out This Week

| Gabe Habash for Publishers Weekly | Posted 10.28.2013 | Books

First published in Publishers Weekly This week, one of the best novels of 2013, the life of Johnny Cash, and the history of America in 101 objects....

Best New Books Out This Week

| Gabe Habash for Publishers Weekly | Posted 10.21.2013 | Books

First published in Publishers Weekly: This week, Donna Tartt, Dan Simmons, and Bush and Cheney in the White House. Plus: Philip Roth analyzed. ...

The Power of a First Sentence

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 12.16.2013 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

I'm often struck by the opening sentence of a novel or short story. It can draw me in and set expectations for what's to come. This isn't always true, of course, but a story's first line is the author's opening salvo.

Best New Books Out This Week

| Gabe Habash for Publishers Weekly | Posted 10.07.2013 | Books

First published in Publishers Weekly: This week, why it's normal to be a perv, retelling "Pride & Prejudice," and the best mystery stories of the y...