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Taylor Swift helps Nashville record store through coronavirus; James Patterson helps bookstores As Nashville record stores fight to stay afloat during the coronavirus pandemic, Taylor Swift has offered aid to the city's most revered record shop.
USA Today | 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Jenna Bush Hager's April book club pick: 'Valentine," by Elizabeth Wetmore Read With Jenna launched on the "Today" show in March 2019. Here's a roundup of all of Jenna Bush Hager's book club selections so far.
USA Today | 2 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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'Untamed' by Glennon Doyle is April's pick for Reese Witherspoon's Hello Sunshine book club Looking for a good book? Actress, producer and passionate book-lover Reese Witherspoon has quite a few to recommend via her Hello Sunshine book club.
USA Today | 2 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
'House of Leaves changed my life': the cult novel at 20 The nightmarish tale of a house that is bigger on the inside than the outside still inspires devotion. Fans, and the author, share what it means to them The origin of Mark Z Danielewskis debut novel House of Leaves sounds like something from the book itse
The Guardian | 2 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
International Booker prize shortlist led by 28-year-olds debut The Discomfort of Evening by Marieke Lucas Rijneveld joins five other expansively imagined novels contending for 50,000 awardDutch author Marieke Lucas Rijneveld has become one of the youngest writers to be shortlisted for a Booker prize, after their debu
The Guardian | 4 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The Caravan by Thomas Hegghammer review Abdallah Azzam and the rise of global jihad A biography of the Palestinian warrior-scholar explodes myths surrounding the SovietAfghan war and shows why he is an icon for Muslim extremistsIn November 1989, a middle-aged Palestinian Islamist ideologue, scholar and organiser called Abdallah Azzam was
The Guardian | 4 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
In 'Hurricane Season,' Words Swirl Wild And Dark Fernanda Melchor's poetic, foul-mouthed new novel sits on the border between crime fiction and horror: A woman known as the Witch has been murdered, and her neighbors want to know who did it and why/
NPR.org | 4 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Want To Hear A Frank, Funny 'Muslim Love Story'? 'That Can Be Arranged' In her graphic memoir, cartoonist Huda Fahmy explains how her parents played a role in her romantic relationships. She hopes her book is representation "for people who want to find love in this way."
NPR.org | 6 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Redhead by the Side of the Road by Anne Tyler review quietly profound A master at chronicling the lives of ordinary people uncovers universal truths in a novel about a computer repair manYou have to wonder what goes through the mind of a man like Micah Mortimer, Anne Tyler declares at the start of Redhead by the Side of the
The Guardian | 7 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
A People Betrayed by Paul Preston review a magisterial study of Spain's turbulent past From Primo de Rivera to General Franco a lively account of corruption, political incompetence and social division in modern SpainPaul Preston is Britains foremost historian of contemporary Spain. A People Betrayed is a magisterial study of its turbulent p
The Guardian | 9 hours, 5 minutes ago | comment? | recommend