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4 Books Gayle King Can't Stop Talking About | Pam Masin | Posted 08.19.2015 | OWN

O magazine's editor at large recommends an inspiring story on how curiosity can change your life. Plus, she shares the books that made her think and p...

My 50 Favorite Books of 2014

Peter Dreier | Posted 02.22.2015 | Politics
Peter Dreier

This is not a "50 best books of 2014" list. It is my personal and idiosyncratic list of books I found interesting and/or fun to read (or in a few cases, re-read) and that I think others will enjoy, too.

These Books Will Change Your Life, According To HuffPost Editors (WATCH)

Posted 02.06.2014 | Home

Your favorite book says a lot about who you are. As any devoted reader knows, a book can help you get through hard times and even change the way you l...

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.

6 Most Obscure Favorite Books Of Ernest Hemingway

Posted 05.17.2013 | Home

In 1935, Ernest Hemingway revealed some of his favorite books in Esquire magazine. We found it via Jason Kottke's site, and among the titles, which in...

21 Novels to Read by the Time You're 21

Ken Atchity | Posted 06.23.2013 | Home
Ken Atchity

I made this reading list for my granddaughter Meggie, and wanted to share it with you too, though I could easily add at least another ten to this list.

What Your Favorite Book Says About You

Posted 09.12.2012 | Home

We believe a favorite book can say boatloads about a person's character. It can make them look hot, or even make them undateable, although the latter ...

Great Summer Reads for Federal Leaders

Tom Fox | Posted 08.08.2012 | Home
Tom Fox

Even if you prefer The Hunger Games to the latest management tome, summer is the perfect time for federal leaders to check out some books that offer new leadership ideas, tools or techniques.

11 Best Books Of The Year

Posted 12.29.2011 | Home

We admit, it's difficult to pick the best books of the year, particularly this year, during which it seems there were so many stellar books. However, ...

What Your Favorite Book Of 2011 Says About You

| Posted 12.21.2011 | Home

By Emily Temple For Flavorwire It’s the end of the year, which means every media outlet and talkative friend has been regaling you with a fascina...

Are These The Best Books Of 2011?

Posted 01.05.2012 | Home

Publishers Weekly released their top books of 2011 on Friday and it was quite an interesting list. According to their staff, the list is compiled of "...

Sexpert Susie Bright: The Novel I Read a Million Jillion Times

Susie Bright | Posted 11.08.2011 | Home
Susie Bright

How did reading get to be such a faster-pussycat-hurry-up activity? We listen to favorite songs over and over without apology or distraction. They make us feel good, no explanation necessary. But with books, there's this myth that it takes a "long time".

Readers' Favorite Book Quotes

Posted 09.27.2011 | Home

Earlier today, Penguin Books asked their Twitter followers to tweet their favorite quote from a book. People took to the site with the hashtag #bookqu...

Best Thriller Beach Reads

Rob Taub | Posted 09.23.2011 | Home
Rob Taub

Imagine an industry that sells over three billion products a year across the world. This is not an electronic gadget or a knife that can cut through a soda can, but rather a publishing genre known as the thriller. I am a thriller and crime fiction junkie.

Twitter Users Answer: What Book Did You Never Want To End?

Posted 09.20.2011 | Home

Inspired by a Shelf Awareness blog post on Harry Potter, Random House tweeted, "Name a book you didn't want to end and haven't finished," with the has...

10 Favorite Books By Pseudonymous Writers

The Daily Beast | Posted 09.13.2011 | Home

From George Orwell to Patricia Highsmith, 10 great books written by pseudonymous authors. Carmela Ciuraru, author of Nom de Plume: A Secret History of...

Picking Favorites: Books That Make Me Sigh With Satisfaction

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 09.05.2011 | Home
Nina Sankovitch

A great book happens when I pick up a book and can't put it down again; when I cannot suppress the sighs upon finishing it; when I cannot wait to tell everyone I know: read this book! But how to pick a favorite?

7 Must-Read Books On The Future Of The Internet

Brain Pickings | Posted 07.25.2011 | Home

We're deeply fascinated by the evolution of media and the sociocognitive adaptations that go along with it, but perhaps even more so by the intellectu...

Huffpost Reporters' Picks: What They're Reading And Loving Now (PHOTOS)

Posted 07.17.2011 | Home

It's a wild and varied staff at Huffington Post and the reporters are avid readers. They've got favorites they're in the middle of reading and we thou...

Woody Allen's Top 5 Books | Woody Allen | Posted 07.09.2011 | Home


PHOTOS: HuffPost Editors' Picks, Books We're Loving Right Now

Posted 06.30.2011 | Home

The reporters and editors on the Huffington Post staff are serious book lovers and we wanted to know what they're reading and loving now, hoping that ...

Favorite Books Of 2010 | Steve Kornacki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Over the last two days, Salon's Laura Miller has revealed her list of the most memorable fiction and nonfiction books of the year. (Her picks included...

Book Recommendations | Posted 12.08.2011 | Home

All of this raises a number of rather disquieting existential questions. Does this mean, when a fellow book lover gives you a book you hate, the perso...

Independent Books: Huffington Post Readers' Favorites From Indie Publishers (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

For the past week, in honor of Independence Day, we've been celebrating the best of the independents in the book world -- the independent bookstores, ...

Politicians' Favorite Books

The Guardian | Richard Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Nick Clegg's article in the Guardian, naming Samuel Beckett as a writer who inspired him, has caused a ripple of bemused comment outside the UK, parti...