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Reading, Writing, and Hunter S. Thompson

According to Terry McDonell, legendary magazine editor and author of a new memoir.

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Good on Paper: The Triumph of Printed Books in the Age of E-Readers

E-readers were supposed to make the bookshelf and its popping contents obsolete. So why are new brick-and-mortar stores up, and physical books...

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Go Wild: New Books Take Readers into the Woods 

Three summer reads grant three different, equally stunning perspectives into the natural world.

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Q&A: To the End of the World and Back with Steve Hely

The writer (and all around funny guy) talks about his newest book, his big adventure, and why he won’t tell you where he ate along the way.

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My Marrakech: Djemaa el-Fnaa

In an excerpt from the essay collection City Squares (edited by Catie Marron), a world-renowned architect recounts 24 hours in Djemaa...

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Required Reading: Summer's Top Books

What to put on your reading list this season.

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Required Reading: Katie Parla's Rome Reading List

Katie Parla, author, guide, and American expat living in Rome, shares her favorite books—historical tomes, personal memoirs, ancient...

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Why I Love (And Write) Beach Reads

The bestselling author tells us why this fluid genre is great in any season.

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Culture in the Connected Age

Breakthroughs in digital technology are poised to transform all human activity. How can we adapt to the radical changes to come? By developing...

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Required Reading: Darryl Pinckney’s Harlem Reading List

Writer and Harlem local Darryl Pinckney shares his favorite books—historical, personal, photographic, and otherwise—that best capture