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Top 10 stories about bored teenagers | John Patrick McHugh Writers from Alice Munro to JD Salinger capture the restless ennui and dangerous passions of the do-nothing years before adulthood sets in Returning to carefree adolescence might sound like an exciting and sexy proposition parties, kissing, no hangovers,
The Guardian | 9 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
August Book-Ahead: What We're Excited To Read Next Month August can sometimes be a stretch of the doldrums when it comes to publishing but this month there are so many fascinating books on the horizon, we added an extra to our usual list of five. | 12 hours, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The Truth About Lies by Aja Raden review a history of deceit, hoaxes and cons From snake-oil salesmen to the origins of the mermaid why people lie, and why we always want to believeAt about the age of 18 months babies start to get sneaky. They hide food they dont like and go in for bouts of fake crying. In other words, they have le
The Guardian | 13 hours, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Intimacies by Katie Kitamura review how it feels to be utterly adrift The cracks in the rootless, unnamed narrators life widen in an addictively mysterious novel that explores both ambiguity and claustrophobic specificityThe appearance of simplicity is not the same thing as simplicity itself, thinks the narrator of Intimaci
The Guardian | 14 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The Country of Others by Lela Slimani review a compelling exploration of the past The bestselling author of Lullaby works her dangerous magic on her own family history in the first of a planned trilogyThe French-Moroccan author Lela Slimanis second novel, published in France in 2016 and translated into English as Lullaby, is about a na
The Guardian | 14 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
One Woman Takes A 'Wayward' Approach To Menopause In This Smart New Novel Messy and floundering in late midlife, Dana Spiotta's heroine is roiling along with the rest of the country amid the 2016 election and the rise of the #MeToo and Black Lives Matter movements. | Jul 27, 2021 6:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Think Of Your COVID-19 Vaccine Like A Very Good Raincoat, Says Dr. Leana Wen It protects from drizzles and thunderstorms but not a hurricane. In other words, if you are exposed again and again to infected people, there's some risk you could get sick. | Jul 27, 2021 6:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Shari Lapena continues to thrill with new page-turner 'Not a Happy Family' With "Not a Happy Family," author Shari Lapena crafts a thriller that will prove difficult to put down.
USA Today | Jul 27, 2021 1:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How Sandra Cisneros Found Space To Be 'Barefoot' And 'Rude' On the latest episode of Code Switch, Cisneros talks about why she became obsessed with houses, what it was like to finally buy one, andspoiler alertwhat it felt like to fall out of love with it. | Jul 27, 2021 11:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mena Suvari makes peace with abuse, addiction in new book: 'I spent so much time fighting myself' Mena Suvari is bracingly honest about the sexual and emotional abuse she suffered, and her past addictions, in her new memoir, "The Great Peace."
USA Today | Jul 27, 2021 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend