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Harvard Gazette
2 days ago
Books

17 books to soak up this summer - Harvard Gazette

Summer is a perfect time to indulge in a variety of book genres like romance, mystery, and memoirs recommended by Harvard Library staff. [ more ]
The Verge
5 months ago
Digital life

How we all get news now

This article provides a list of recommended books, shows, apps, and podcasts for readers to check out.
The author discusses their personal interests and asks for recommendations from readers. [ more ]
Defector
6 months ago
Books

What Comes After The Post-Crisis Reading List? | Defector

People often turn to books during times of social and political unrest to seek more information and understanding.
Bookstores can experience increased sales during times of national and international conflict. [ more ]
Scary Mommy
6 months ago
Books

2023's Most Influential Authors Reveal The 2024 Novels They Can't Wait To Read

2023 was a great year for reading with a diverse range of books
Buzziest authors recommend books for 2024 TBR list [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
6 months ago
US news

The Best Books About California

The California Reading List is a curated selection of books about the Golden State.
New additions to the list include Farewell to Manzanar, California: The Great Exception, and Parable of the Sower. [ more ]
The Verge
7 months ago
Books

The Verge's favorite books from 2023

Books are still a popular form of entertainment and learning
The Verge staff recommend a range of books from science fiction novels to autobiographies to lessons on drawing [ more ]
Harvard Gazette
2 days ago
Books

17 books to soak up this summer - Harvard Gazette

Summer is a perfect time to indulge in a variety of book genres like romance, mystery, and memoirs recommended by Harvard Library staff. [ more ]
The Verge
5 months ago
Digital life

How we all get news now

This article provides a list of recommended books, shows, apps, and podcasts for readers to check out.
The author discusses their personal interests and asks for recommendations from readers. [ more ]
Defector
6 months ago
Books

What Comes After The Post-Crisis Reading List? | Defector

People often turn to books during times of social and political unrest to seek more information and understanding.
Bookstores can experience increased sales during times of national and international conflict. [ more ]
Scary Mommy
6 months ago
Books

2023's Most Influential Authors Reveal The 2024 Novels They Can't Wait To Read

2023 was a great year for reading with a diverse range of books
Buzziest authors recommend books for 2024 TBR list [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
6 months ago
US news

The Best Books About California

The California Reading List is a curated selection of books about the Golden State.
New additions to the list include Farewell to Manzanar, California: The Great Exception, and Parable of the Sower. [ more ]
The Verge
7 months ago
Books

The Verge's favorite books from 2023

Books are still a popular form of entertainment and learning
The Verge staff recommend a range of books from science fiction novels to autobiographies to lessons on drawing [ more ]
morerecommendations
#literature
Oregon ArtsWatch | Oregon Arts & Culture News
1 month ago
Writing

LitWatch June: Bigfoot Poetry Festival, Portland Book Week, and the Rose City Book & Paper Fair

Books have the power to transport individuals to different worlds and create lasting experiences within them. [ more ]
Scary Mommy
2 months ago
Writing

Barnes & Noble Wants To Give Your Kid A Free Book This Summer

Barnes and Noble Summer Reading program offers free books for kids when they complete their summer reading list. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Writing

Leila Slimani: Salman Rushdie's books made me feel I could become a writer'

The power of literature in shaping one's identity and worldview. [ more ]
San Francisco Bay Times
2 months ago
Writing

Lit Snax 5.9.24 - San Francisco Bay Times

Heti's unconventional method created a mesmerizing prose poem. [ more ]
Bustle
2 months ago
Writing

7 Books That Expanded My View Of The World

May signifies hope and optimism, tied to personal growth through impactful books. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Writing

What we're reading: writers and readers on the books they enjoyed in April

Reading while traveling provides a unique opportunity for reflection and exploration. [ more ]
Oregon ArtsWatch | Oregon Arts & Culture News
1 month ago
Writing

LitWatch June: Bigfoot Poetry Festival, Portland Book Week, and the Rose City Book & Paper Fair

Books have the power to transport individuals to different worlds and create lasting experiences within them. [ more ]
Scary Mommy
2 months ago
Writing

Barnes & Noble Wants To Give Your Kid A Free Book This Summer

Barnes and Noble Summer Reading program offers free books for kids when they complete their summer reading list. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Writing

Leila Slimani: Salman Rushdie's books made me feel I could become a writer'

The power of literature in shaping one's identity and worldview. [ more ]
San Francisco Bay Times
2 months ago
Writing

Lit Snax 5.9.24 - San Francisco Bay Times

Heti's unconventional method created a mesmerizing prose poem. [ more ]
Bustle
2 months ago
Writing

7 Books That Expanded My View Of The World

May signifies hope and optimism, tied to personal growth through impactful books. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Writing

What we're reading: writers and readers on the books they enjoyed in April

Reading while traveling provides a unique opportunity for reflection and exploration. [ more ]
moreliterature
#memoir
San Francisco Bay Times
2 months ago
Writing

Terrible and Tasty Eats on a Trip From San Francisco to Reno - San Francisco Bay Times

Filling in for a columnist, Mark Abramson highlights his books and shares his love for trains and unique experiences while traveling to Reno with friends. [ more ]
Electric Literature
6 months ago
Books

15 Small Press Books You Should Be Reading This Winter - Electric Literature

Small press publishing offers rich and inventive books with attention to craft.
Food plays a central role in the memoir 'Colorful Palate' and shows its emotional and cultural significance. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
6 months ago
Books

Nikki Haley Has Written Three Books. Here Are Five Takeaways.

Nikki Haley has written three books that tell her life story and political journey, carefully curating her image.
Haley's books highlight her rural upbringing and her Indian American heritage, but downplay controversies and criticisms. [ more ]
San Francisco Bay Times
2 months ago
Writing

Terrible and Tasty Eats on a Trip From San Francisco to Reno - San Francisco Bay Times

Filling in for a columnist, Mark Abramson highlights his books and shares his love for trains and unique experiences while traveling to Reno with friends. [ more ]
Electric Literature
6 months ago
Books

15 Small Press Books You Should Be Reading This Winter - Electric Literature

Small press publishing offers rich and inventive books with attention to craft.
Food plays a central role in the memoir 'Colorful Palate' and shows its emotional and cultural significance. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
6 months ago
Books

Nikki Haley Has Written Three Books. Here Are Five Takeaways.

Nikki Haley has written three books that tell her life story and political journey, carefully curating her image.
Haley's books highlight her rural upbringing and her Indian American heritage, but downplay controversies and criticisms. [ more ]
morememoir
GameSpot
2 months ago
Graphic design

Revisit The Cuphead Show's Gorgeous Animation With This Upcoming Art Book

The Art of the Cuphead Show book offers a deeper look into the Netflix animated series. [ more ]
Kqed
2 months ago
Writing

5 Books to (Finally) Read This Summer | KQED

Outdoor reading in San Francisco is perfect in the upcoming season.
Five engaging books by Bay Area authors suited for different reading needs. [ more ]
#video-games
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Writing

Five of the best books about video games

Video games are not exclusive to their own subculture; they have been widely explored in books, showcasing a significant theme in cyberpunk fiction. [ more ]
Polygon
5 months ago
Video games

Some great games and movies are buy 1, get 1 half off at Target and Amazon

Target and Amazon are currently hosting sales on video games, Blu-rays, DVDs, board games, and books.
Customers can buy one item at regular price and get the second item of equal or lesser value for half off. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Writing

Five of the best books about video games

Video games are not exclusive to their own subculture; they have been widely explored in books, showcasing a significant theme in cyberpunk fiction. [ more ]
Polygon
5 months ago
Video games

Some great games and movies are buy 1, get 1 half off at Target and Amazon

Target and Amazon are currently hosting sales on video games, Blu-rays, DVDs, board games, and books.
Customers can buy one item at regular price and get the second item of equal or lesser value for half off. [ more ]
morevideo-games
The Atlantic
2 months ago
Writing

The 'Lurid Metaphors' of Illness

Meghan O'Rourke recommends books that explore sickness, health, and the evolving understanding of medical concepts. [ more ]
#skincare
HiP Paris Blog
2 months ago
France politics

Mother's Day for Francophiles - 15 Last Minute Gifts

Thoughtful gift ideas for Mother's Day for the Francophile in your life. [ more ]
Perfectlyimperfect
5 months ago
Books

#410: Dashwood Books

Japan skincare and the preference for cetaphil
Miwa Susuda's interest in philosophy and criticism books [ more ]
HiP Paris Blog
2 months ago
France politics

Mother's Day for Francophiles - 15 Last Minute Gifts

Thoughtful gift ideas for Mother's Day for the Francophile in your life. [ more ]
Perfectlyimperfect
5 months ago
Books

#410: Dashwood Books

Japan skincare and the preference for cetaphil
Miwa Susuda's interest in philosophy and criticism books [ more ]
moreskincare
#artificial-intelligence
Open Data Science - Your News Source for AI, Machine Learning & more
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

10 Best Books to Teach You About Artificial Intelligence in 2024

Explore a curated list of artificial intelligence books for insight into various AI fields. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Everybody Is Talking About A.I. What the Heck Is It, Anyway?

The discourse surrounding artificial intelligence is often filled with hype and panic, making it difficult to find accurate information. The launch of ChatGPT brought more attention to AI, but also resulted in misinformation and grift. There are still some excellent books available that provide valuable insights into AI. [ more ]
Open Data Science - Your News Source for AI, Machine Learning & more
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

10 Best Books to Teach You About Artificial Intelligence in 2024

Explore a curated list of artificial intelligence books for insight into various AI fields. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Everybody Is Talking About A.I. What the Heck Is It, Anyway?

The discourse surrounding artificial intelligence is often filled with hype and panic, making it difficult to find accurate information. The launch of ChatGPT brought more attention to AI, but also resulted in misinformation and grift. There are still some excellent books available that provide valuable insights into AI. [ more ]
moreartificial-intelligence
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
2 months ago
Writing

13 Books Every Introvert Should Have on Their List

Introverts possess unique strengths like rich inner voices and creative thinking, often misunderstood in extroverted society. [ more ]
GameSpot
2 months ago
JavaScript

Returnal Celebrates Third Anniversary With Graphic Novel, Art Book, And Animated Short

To celebrate Returnal's third anniversary, Housemarque unveils books and an animated short set in the game's universe. [ more ]
#ecommerce
Practical Ecommerce
2 months ago
Marketing

10 Leading Books Authors for Ecommerce and Marketing

To simplify the search for ecommerce books, here are 10 veteran authors for success. [ more ]
MarTech
6 months ago
Books

How ThriftBooks uses data insights, loyalty and experience to drive ecommerce sales | MarTech

ThriftBooks, an online bookseller, experienced strong holiday sales, with a year-over-year increase of more than 20%
ThriftBooks focuses on five pillars in their ecommerce strategy: price, book selection, product quality, customer service, and loyalty programs [ more ]
Practical Ecommerce
2 months ago
Marketing

10 Leading Books Authors for Ecommerce and Marketing

To simplify the search for ecommerce books, here are 10 veteran authors for success. [ more ]
MarTech
6 months ago
Books

How ThriftBooks uses data insights, loyalty and experience to drive ecommerce sales | MarTech

ThriftBooks, an online bookseller, experienced strong holiday sales, with a year-over-year increase of more than 20%
ThriftBooks focuses on five pillars in their ecommerce strategy: price, book selection, product quality, customer service, and loyalty programs [ more ]
moreecommerce
The Atlantic
2 months ago
Writing

Bringing a Social Movement to Life

Author Adam Hochschild recommends books highlighting moments of great change. [ more ]
Medium
3 months ago
UX design

Must read for UX designer in 2024

Books on UX design provide practical guidance, valuable insights, and tools for user-centered design principles. [ more ]
#graphic-novels
GameSpot
3 months ago
Video games

These Witcher B2G1 Book Deals Are A Great Way To Check Out The Series

Fans of The Witcher franchise can take advantage of Amazon's Buy Two, Get One Free sale on various books, graphic novels, and manga. [ more ]
GameSpot
3 months ago
Video games

Save Big On Books Set In The World Of Cyberpunk 2077 At Amazon

Explore Night City through Cyberpunk 2077 books with discounts and promotions. [ more ]
PublishersWeekly.com
7 months ago
Books

7 Books from 2023 You Shouldn't Overlook

A list of seven books released in 2023 that reviewers recommend not to miss
Includes a graphic novel, a slim dispatch, a debut novella, and a collection of vignettes [ more ]
GameSpot
3 months ago
Video games

These Witcher B2G1 Book Deals Are A Great Way To Check Out The Series

Fans of The Witcher franchise can take advantage of Amazon's Buy Two, Get One Free sale on various books, graphic novels, and manga. [ more ]
GameSpot
3 months ago
Video games

Save Big On Books Set In The World Of Cyberpunk 2077 At Amazon

Explore Night City through Cyberpunk 2077 books with discounts and promotions. [ more ]
PublishersWeekly.com
7 months ago
Books

7 Books from 2023 You Shouldn't Overlook

A list of seven books released in 2023 that reviewers recommend not to miss
Includes a graphic novel, a slim dispatch, a debut novella, and a collection of vignettes [ more ]
moregraphic-novels
#amazon
Polygon
3 months ago
Video games

Countless board games, books, and movies are buy 2, get 1 free at Target and Amazon

Both Amazon and Target have buy two, get one free sales on board games, books, and movies.
Enrollment in Target's free Target Circle program is required to participate in the sale at Target. [ more ]
GameSpot
4 months ago
Video games

Amazon B1G1 50% Off Sale Includes Board Games And Books For The Whole Family

Massive sale on kids board games, puzzles, and books at Amazon and Target with B1G1 50% off promotion.
Discount automatically applied to the cheaper product in the cart; some items are already discounted, offering extra savings. [ more ]
GameSpot
5 months ago
Books

Fantasy And Sci-Fi Books Are Buy One, Get One 50% Off At Amazon

Amazon and Target are offering a buy one, get one 50% off promotion on fantasy and sci-fi books.
The promotion includes popular authors like Brandon Sanderson, J.R.R. Tolkien, Frank Herbert, Stephen King, and George R.R. Martin. [ more ]
Polygon
3 months ago
Video games

Countless board games, books, and movies are buy 2, get 1 free at Target and Amazon

Both Amazon and Target have buy two, get one free sales on board games, books, and movies.
Enrollment in Target's free Target Circle program is required to participate in the sale at Target. [ more ]
GameSpot
4 months ago
Video games

Amazon B1G1 50% Off Sale Includes Board Games And Books For The Whole Family

Massive sale on kids board games, puzzles, and books at Amazon and Target with B1G1 50% off promotion.
Discount automatically applied to the cheaper product in the cart; some items are already discounted, offering extra savings. [ more ]
GameSpot
5 months ago
Books

Fantasy And Sci-Fi Books Are Buy One, Get One 50% Off At Amazon

Amazon and Target are offering a buy one, get one 50% off promotion on fantasy and sci-fi books.
The promotion includes popular authors like Brandon Sanderson, J.R.R. Tolkien, Frank Herbert, Stephen King, and George R.R. Martin. [ more ]
moreamazon
#nature
Bustle
3 months ago
Writing

7 Books To Read This Month, From A Twisty Thriller To An Orpheus-Inspired Adventure

Nature can bring gratitude and optimism
Books celebrating nature's beauty and teachings [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
7 months ago
Books

55 Books Scientific American Recommends in 2023

The Scientific American editorial team shares a collection of books they read this year, both fiction and nonfiction.
One of the nonfiction books is 'A City on Mars' by Kelly Weinersmith and Zach Weinersmith, exploring the potential drawbacks of space settlements.
Another nonfiction book is 'Eight Bears' by Gloria Dickie, which takes readers on a global journey to explore each bear's story. [ more ]
Bustle
3 months ago
Writing

7 Books To Read This Month, From A Twisty Thriller To An Orpheus-Inspired Adventure

Nature can bring gratitude and optimism
Books celebrating nature's beauty and teachings [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
7 months ago
Books

55 Books Scientific American Recommends in 2023

The Scientific American editorial team shares a collection of books they read this year, both fiction and nonfiction.
One of the nonfiction books is 'A City on Mars' by Kelly Weinersmith and Zach Weinersmith, exploring the potential drawbacks of space settlements.
Another nonfiction book is 'Eight Bears' by Gloria Dickie, which takes readers on a global journey to explore each bear's story. [ more ]
morenature
Medium
3 months ago
UX design

Top 5 Usability Testing Books

Usability testing is crucial in user experience design to identify problems and gauge satisfaction.
Books and courses provide valuable insights into usability testing processes and best practices. [ more ]
#spirituality
Alvinalexander
3 months ago
Books

What are Ram Dass's best books (recommendations, ranked)

Polishing the Mirror is considered one of the great spiritual books of all time.
Be Love Now is more accessible to a modern audience than Be Here Now. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
6 months ago
Books

Common Credits Ralph Ellison for Pointing Him Toward Music

The Tongue is a spiritual book based on Bible scriptures and teaches the power of words and the word of God.
The Wisdom of Florence Scovel Shinn and The Creative Act: A Way of Being were impactful books that emphasized the power of the mind and creativity. [ more ]
Alvinalexander
3 months ago
Books

What are Ram Dass's best books (recommendations, ranked)

Polishing the Mirror is considered one of the great spiritual books of all time.
Be Love Now is more accessible to a modern audience than Be Here Now. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
6 months ago
Books

Common Credits Ralph Ellison for Pointing Him Toward Music

The Tongue is a spiritual book based on Bible scriptures and teaches the power of words and the word of God.
The Wisdom of Florence Scovel Shinn and The Creative Act: A Way of Being were impactful books that emphasized the power of the mind and creativity. [ more ]
morespirituality
Manuelmoreale
3 months ago
Books

From ink to pixel to ink

Books as objects have a special value beyond just reading.
Printed books offer a unique experience that technology cannot replicate. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
Wellness

6 Books for Adults Living With A.D.H.D.

Books are valuable resources for understanding and managing ADHD in adults.
Expert recommendations on books about ADHD can provide practical tools and information for individuals and their loved ones. [ more ]
Scary Mommy
4 months ago
Books

If You Need Me, I'll Be In The Costco Book Section

The books table at Costco offers a diverse selection of bestsellers at competitive prices.
Costco recognizes the importance of providing a break from wholesale shopping with a variety of items, including books. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Books

And the winner for best book that inspired a best picture nominee is

David Grann's 2017 investigation into the Osage Native Americans murders is an impressive work.
American Prometheus and The Zone of Interest are notable books that inspired Best Picture Oscar nominees. [ more ]
designboom | architecture & design magazine
4 months ago
Design

punk, design, and fetish converge within didier faustino-designed anti public library in paris

Unique fusion of vinyl, bookstore, and bar in Paris
Inviting environment with global trends and aesthetic blend [ more ]
#grief
www.thisislocallondon.co.uk
4 months ago
Books

Young Reporter 3 Books to kick off 2024 Robyn Ward Woodhouse College

Multi-generational tales with sarcastic humor
Exploration of childhood memories and grief [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Books

Five of the best books about grief

Grief can be navigated through books that offer solace and a different perspective.
Books like giant crow move in, Sad Book, and You Are Not Alone provide unique ways to approach and understand grief. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Books

Five of the best books about grief

Books on grief offer solace and perspective.
Grief can be explored through simple yet powerful words and imagery. [ more ]
www.thisislocallondon.co.uk
4 months ago
Books

Young Reporter 3 Books to kick off 2024 Robyn Ward Woodhouse College

Multi-generational tales with sarcastic humor
Exploration of childhood memories and grief [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Books

Five of the best books about grief

Grief can be navigated through books that offer solace and a different perspective.
Books like giant crow move in, Sad Book, and You Are Not Alone provide unique ways to approach and understand grief. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Books

Five of the best books about grief

Books on grief offer solace and perspective.
Grief can be explored through simple yet powerful words and imagery. [ more ]
moregrief
The Paris Review
4 months ago
Books

The Art of Fiction No. 87

Elizabeth Hardwick's Manhattan apartment reflects her life as a writer
Her home is filled with books, notepads, manuscripts, and personal objects [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Books

Using books as interior design? It's a trend with a tale

Books as a symbol of wealth and class
Growing trend of bookshelf wealth [ more ]
#reading
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
Books

The Joy of Stoop Books

Finding solace in discovered books outside usual obligations.
Free time can easily be consumed by expected readings. [ more ]
Spokesman.com
6 months ago
Books

19 new books to get you through winter

Year-end holidays are the most popular season to give books.
Publishers are releasing promising titles for winter and spring reading. [ more ]
Nytimes
6 months ago
Books

Janice Y.K. Lee Was Thrilled to Help Adapt Her Novel for Streaming

Collaborating with others and going out for boba tea was revelatory for the author of "The Expatriates."
The author prefers books that reach them emotionally and prioritize beauty of language over intellect. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
Books

The Joy of Stoop Books

Finding solace in discovered books outside usual obligations.
Free time can easily be consumed by expected readings. [ more ]
Spokesman.com
6 months ago
Books

19 new books to get you through winter

Year-end holidays are the most popular season to give books.
Publishers are releasing promising titles for winter and spring reading. [ more ]
Nytimes
6 months ago
Books

Janice Y.K. Lee Was Thrilled to Help Adapt Her Novel for Streaming

Collaborating with others and going out for boba tea was revelatory for the author of "The Expatriates."
The author prefers books that reach them emotionally and prioritize beauty of language over intellect. [ more ]
morereading
#identity
Secret London
5 months ago
London

8 Books About London That Will Make You Fall In Love With The City All Over Again

Brick Lane by Monica Ali follows a young Bangladeshi woman navigating culture and love in London.
White Teeth by Zadie Smith explores marriages and identity in a multicultural London. [ more ]
Nytimes
7 months ago
Books

Read Your Way Through Madrid

Madrid is a city that is difficult and often hostile, but it refuses to be reduced to an ideal.
The books about Madrid often explore the experiences of those who come from elsewhere to forge their identity in the city. [ more ]
Secret London
5 months ago
London

8 Books About London That Will Make You Fall In Love With The City All Over Again

Brick Lane by Monica Ali follows a young Bangladeshi woman navigating culture and love in London.
White Teeth by Zadie Smith explores marriages and identity in a multicultural London. [ more ]
Nytimes
7 months ago
Books

Read Your Way Through Madrid

Madrid is a city that is difficult and often hostile, but it refuses to be reduced to an ideal.
The books about Madrid often explore the experiences of those who come from elsewhere to forge their identity in the city. [ more ]
moreidentity
Literary Hub
5 months ago
Books

The Gift of Reading Toni Morrison to My Black Daughter in an Age of Book Bans

Giving the gift of innocence to daughters
The power of books in a child's life [ more ]
#fiction
www.npr.org
5 months ago
Books

Move over, senior center these 5 books center seniors

Fiction about older women is increasingly popular and captivating
These books focus on women who refuse to conform to stereotypes and are still vibrant and surprising [ more ]
New York Post
7 months ago
Books

Best books of 2023: Top 30 must-read titles from the past year

A 624-page novel skewers Gen X cynicism, self-care devotion, cancel culture, and conspiracy theories online.
A gripping read that combines mystery and a moving narrative. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
Books

The best fiction of 2023

Paul Murray's book, The Bee Sting, has been well-received and recommended by many.
Other notable books mentioned include Prophet Song by Paul Lynch, Birnam Wood by Eleanor Catton, The Fraud by Zadie Smith, Tremor by Teju Cole, and Old God's Time by Sebastian Barry. [ more ]
www.npr.org
5 months ago
Books

Move over, senior center these 5 books center seniors

Fiction about older women is increasingly popular and captivating
These books focus on women who refuse to conform to stereotypes and are still vibrant and surprising [ more ]
New York Post
7 months ago
Books

Best books of 2023: Top 30 must-read titles from the past year

A 624-page novel skewers Gen X cynicism, self-care devotion, cancel culture, and conspiracy theories online.
A gripping read that combines mystery and a moving narrative. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
Books

The best fiction of 2023

Paul Murray's book, The Bee Sting, has been well-received and recommended by many.
Other notable books mentioned include Prophet Song by Paul Lynch, Birnam Wood by Eleanor Catton, The Fraud by Zadie Smith, Tremor by Teju Cole, and Old God's Time by Sebastian Barry. [ more ]
morefiction
#children
HuffPost
5 months ago
Parenting

Attention, Parents: We Found 14 Under-$10 Valentine's Day Books For Kids

Valentine's Day books can help get kids in the spirit of the holiday
Target has a wide selection of Valentine's Day books featuring popular characters [ more ]
New York Family
5 months ago
Books

12 Books About Black History for Kids - New York Family

Black History Month is a great time for kids to learn about important figures and moments in Black history through books.
There are picture books for younger kids and non-fiction books for older kids that explore Black history. [ more ]
HuffPost
5 months ago
Parenting

Attention, Parents: We Found 14 Under-$10 Valentine's Day Books For Kids

Valentine's Day books can help get kids in the spirit of the holiday
Target has a wide selection of Valentine's Day books featuring popular characters [ more ]
New York Family
5 months ago
Books

12 Books About Black History for Kids - New York Family

Black History Month is a great time for kids to learn about important figures and moments in Black history through books.
There are picture books for younger kids and non-fiction books for older kids that explore Black history. [ more ]
morechildren
dzone.com
5 months ago
DevOps

DevOps and CDE: A Brief History - DZone

The book 'The Phoenix Project' is often mentioned as a must-read for understanding DevOps.
Another recommended book, 'The DevOps Handbook,' provides a more hands-on approach with case studies and implementation guidance. [ more ]
Medium
5 months ago
UX design

If I Started Design in 2024, I'd Do This.

Read a variety of design-related resources to broaden your understanding.
Start a mini-project to cultivate artistic abilities and find your 'Ikigai'. [ more ]
Nytimes
5 months ago
Books

4 New Horror Novels That Are as Fresh as They Are Terrifying

Emily Ruth Verona's debut novel, 'Midnight on Beacon Street,' is a taut thriller that celebrates classic horror movies and delivers a lot of fun.
Jenny Kiefer's debut novel, 'This Wretched Valley,' is a hallucinatory nightmare that blends adventure, horror, and historical elements. [ more ]
#publishing
PublishersWeekly.com
5 months ago
Books

Book Deals: Week of January 29, 2024

Graywolf Press acquires Karen Tei Yamashita's book on the Loyalty Questionnaire and Japanese American identity.
Steerforth Press acquires Timothy Heaphy's book on the January 6 attack on the Capitol and Charlottesville rally. [ more ]
PublishersWeekly.com
7 months ago
Books

Book Deals: Week of December 18, 2023

Zando senior editor Sarah Ried has acquired the world rights to a leadership book by Amanda Litman.
The book will explore how millennials and zoomers are "leading differently" and how readers can "put their values into action." [ more ]
PublishersWeekly.com
5 months ago
Books

Book Deals: Week of January 29, 2024

Graywolf Press acquires Karen Tei Yamashita's book on the Loyalty Questionnaire and Japanese American identity.
Steerforth Press acquires Timothy Heaphy's book on the January 6 attack on the Capitol and Charlottesville rally. [ more ]
PublishersWeekly.com
7 months ago
Books

Book Deals: Week of December 18, 2023

Zando senior editor Sarah Ried has acquired the world rights to a leadership book by Amanda Litman.
The book will explore how millennials and zoomers are "leading differently" and how readers can "put their values into action." [ more ]
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emptywheel
5 months ago
Books

What Are We Reading? - emptywheel

The book 'The Tyranny of the Minority' discusses counter-majoritarian provisions of the Constitution and their impact on democracy.
'The Secret Lives Of Colors' is a collection of short essays on different colors, exploring their origins and uses. [ more ]
KQED
6 months ago
Books

Dave Eggers Wins Top Children's Literature Award for 'The Eyes and the Impossible' | KQED

Author Dave Eggers won the John Newbery Medal for his book The Eyes and the Impossible.
Author and illustrator Vashti Harrison won the Randolph Caldecott Medal for her book Big. [ more ]
#kiley-reid
the Guardian
6 months ago
Books

'Money runs our lives': novelist Kiley Reid on education, excess and what makes us squirm

Kiley Reid's next book will focus on young people and their relationship with money.
Reid's debut novel, Such a Fun Age, was a bestseller and longlisted for the 2020 Booker prize. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
6 months ago
Books

Money runs our lives': novelist Kiley Reid on education, excess and what makes us squirm

Kiley Reid interviewed undergraduates about their relationship to money, which inspired her next book.
Reid's debut novel, Such a Fun Age, was a bestseller and longlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize. [ more ]
the Guardian
6 months ago
Books

'Money runs our lives': novelist Kiley Reid on education, excess and what makes us squirm

Kiley Reid's next book will focus on young people and their relationship with money.
Reid's debut novel, Such a Fun Age, was a bestseller and longlisted for the 2020 Booker prize. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
6 months ago
Books

Money runs our lives': novelist Kiley Reid on education, excess and what makes us squirm

Kiley Reid interviewed undergraduates about their relationship to money, which inspired her next book.
Reid's debut novel, Such a Fun Age, was a bestseller and longlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize. [ more ]
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www.nytimes.com
6 months ago
Wellness

7 Yoga Books to Deepen Your Practice

Yoga is beneficial for mental and physical health.
Books can help broaden understanding and make yoga more accessible. [ more ]
#movies
english.elpais.com
6 months ago
Books

The Winter King': Arthur, a warrior lord without a throne, in a violent and mysterious Dark Age

The TV show The Winter King is based on the novel of the same name by Bernard Cornwell.
There have been many different depictions of King Arthur throughout history. [ more ]
The Atlantic
6 months ago
Writing

The Painful Wait for Jonathan Franzen

Eleanor Barkhorn enjoys reading Shel Silverstein with her kids and listening to earnest songs by women
She is looking forward to attending Nate Bargatze's stand-up show [ more ]
english.elpais.com
6 months ago
Books

The Winter King': Arthur, a warrior lord without a throne, in a violent and mysterious Dark Age

The TV show The Winter King is based on the novel of the same name by Bernard Cornwell.
There have been many different depictions of King Arthur throughout history. [ more ]
The Atlantic
6 months ago
Writing

The Painful Wait for Jonathan Franzen

Eleanor Barkhorn enjoys reading Shel Silverstein with her kids and listening to earnest songs by women
She is looking forward to attending Nate Bargatze's stand-up show [ more ]
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Five Books
6 months ago
Books

Artificial Intelligence

AI 2041: Ten Visions for Our Future combines science fiction and non-fiction to explore how AI will shape our future by 2041.
Atlas of AI: Power, Politics, and the Planetary Costs of Artificial Intelligence offers a critical perspective on the consequences and broader implications of AI development. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
6 months ago
Writing

Thomas Keneally: When I met Barbara Kingsolver I burst into geriatric tears'

The author shares their reading journey and how certain books influenced them at different stages of their life.
Graham Greene's novels, including Brighton Rock and The Heart of the Matter, had a significant impact on the author's perspective and writing aspirations. [ more ]
#community
WFMZ.com
6 months ago
Books

Eat, Sip, Shop: Coopersburg woman opens new community bookstore in honor of late father

Medina Books and Coffee, a community bookshop, has opened in Coopersburg, PA, offering new and used books and hosting events like children's book readings.
Store owner Agneris Joselin Medina saw a need for a bookshop in the community and decided to open one herself, inspired by her late father who owned a bookstore in the Dominican Republic. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
6 months ago
Books

Blackheath retiree starts free libraries after books saved him from 'mental crash'

Books can have a transformative effect on mental health.
Michael Peacock created a free library at Lewisham station to provide a welcoming space for commuters and locals. [ more ]
WFMZ.com
6 months ago
Books

Eat, Sip, Shop: Coopersburg woman opens new community bookstore in honor of late father

Medina Books and Coffee, a community bookshop, has opened in Coopersburg, PA, offering new and used books and hosting events like children's book readings.
Store owner Agneris Joselin Medina saw a need for a bookshop in the community and decided to open one herself, inspired by her late father who owned a bookstore in the Dominican Republic. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
6 months ago
Books

Blackheath retiree starts free libraries after books saved him from 'mental crash'

Books can have a transformative effect on mental health.
Michael Peacock created a free library at Lewisham station to provide a welcoming space for commuters and locals. [ more ]
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Newsday
6 months ago
Books

The Neverending Story bookstore opens in Babylon

A new independent bookstore called The Neverending Story has opened on Main Street in Babylon.
The owner, Colleen Kinneary, has a passion for books and aims to create a welcoming environment for customers. [ more ]
PublishersWeekly.com
6 months ago
Books

This Week's Bestsellers: January 15, 2024

Atomic Habits by James Clear is the #1 book in the country with over four million print copies sold.
Iron Flame by Rebecca Yarros moves up to the #2 spot overall, surpassing Atomic Habits in some regions. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
6 months ago
Fashion & style

We love: fashion fixes for the week ahead in pictures

Wax London's quilted overshirts in embroidered patterns and florals are a stylish choice.
Simon Wood's World's Greatest Sneaker Collectors book offers expert tips on sneaker care and photography. [ more ]
sfist.com
6 months ago
Books

North Bay Librarian Gains Social Media Fame, National Recognition for Spreading 'Library Joy'

A 33-year-old librarian in Solano County has gained TikTok and Instagram notoriety for his cheerful videos about 'library kids' and the pleasures of books.
Mychal Threets, the supervising librarian at the Fairfield Civic Center Library, has garnered media attention for filling a social media niche as a small-town librarian. [ more ]
BKReader
6 months ago
NYC politics

Mayor Adams Denies Shooting Firearm at Friends, Despite His Account in Book

Eric Adams' 2009 book "Don't Let it Happen" has resurfaced, causing controversy for the New York City Mayor.
The book includes a passage where Adams recounts an incident with a gun at school, raising questions about his stance on public safety. [ more ]
Bustle
6 months ago
Books

6 Books That'll Help You Start Your Year Off Right

New approach to New Year's resolutions: focus on vibes and experiences rather than quantifiable goals.
Recommendation for a selection of books to start the new year with. [ more ]
Analytics Insight
6 months ago
Data science

10 Must-Read Machine Learning Books for 2024

The article provides a curated list of must-read machine learning books for 2024.
The books cover a range of topics including hands-on implementation, project management, model interpretability, pattern recognition, and deep learning. [ more ]
'Time' Magazine's 25 Most Anticipated Books of 2024 | @time https://t.co/rQZ5JWVDCW
time.com
7 months ago
Books

The 25 Most Anticipated Books of 2024

The 2024 books lineup has a diverse range of offerings, including memoirs, novels, and nonfiction books.
Some anticipated releases include RuPaul's memoir, a posthumous novel from Gabriel Garcia Marquez, and books from authors such as Tana French and Kevin Kwan. [ more ]
Scary Mommy
7 months ago
Parenting

The Best Presents To Buy For Kids This Year That Aren't Toys... Or Socks

Non-toy gifts can be exciting for kids to receive during the holidays
Winter accessory sets, books with funky bookmarks, and bathroom essentials can make great gifts [ more ]
PublishersWeekly.com
7 months ago
Books

This Week's Bestsellers: December 18, 2023

Liz Cheney's book 'Oath and Honor' is the #1 book in the country, ranked highly in several regions of the U.S.
Other books catching the eyes of holiday shoppers include a cookbook, a logic puzzle book, a seafaring mutiny true story, and a progrock memoir. [ more ]
The Cipher Brief
7 months ago
Books

The Best Reads of 2023: A Holiday Gift Guide

Bill Harlow is a retired Navy captain and former spokesperson for the White House and CIA.
The Cipher Brief presents an annual list of recommended books on intelligence, foreign policy, and national security. [ more ]
The Paris Review
7 months ago
Writing

The Paris Review's Favorite Books of 2023 - The Paris Review

The author shares their experiences of reading different books on the subway.
The author discusses books that evoked strong emotions during their subway commutes. [ more ]
The Atlantic
7 months ago
Books

Our Dramatic Relationship With the Natural World

Books about our connections to nature can provide insight and understanding of the natural world.
Nature writing can offer dramatic and transformative experiences with the natural world. [ more ]
Peoplemag
7 months ago
Books

'Harry Potter' First Edition Found in Bargain Bin Sells at Auction for $69,000

A rare first edition copy of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone sold for over £55,000 ($69,000) at auction.
The book features original art and is one of the scarcer copies that went to bookshops. [ more ]
The Atlantic
7 months ago
Books

Seven Books Rooted in the Natural World

Reading can be a powerful way to reconnect with the Earth
Nature is inescapably entwined with our bodies and homes [ more ]
The New York Review of Books
7 months ago
Writing

The Ghost in the Labyrinth | Ursula Lindsey

A great book is only ever about nothing, and yet, everything is there.
The Most Secret Memory of Men turns out to be a truly great book, so sweeping and rich and surprising that it can't be reduced to being 'about' one thing or another. [ more ]
time.com
7 months ago
Books

The 10 Best Nonfiction Books of 2023

The article highlights the 10 best nonfiction books of 2023, covering a range of topics including climate change, poverty, and personal history.
John Vaillant's 'Fire Weather' explores the 2016 Fort McMurray wildfire and its implications for climate change. [ more ]
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