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Best Books of 2016. As 2016 comes to a close, we’re taking a close look at all the books we've read to bring you the top fifteen standout reads.

Best Books of 2016

After all, ‘tis the season to curl up with a book and tackle those books that have been sitting on your shelf all year long. Though we keep you updated throughout the year with the best books to read every month, herein lie our choice novels, non-fiction reads, and memoirs. In this gallery, you will find outstanding debuts such as Yaa Gyasi’s unforgettable Homegoing, a sweeping history of two sisters—one sold into slavery and one married off to a rich Englishman, Britt Bennett’s gorgeous tale about loss and the lasting bonds between women, and Emma Cline’s haunting take on a Manson Family-like cult in The Girls.

Spring 2018 New Releases We Can't Wait to Read - Beyond the Bookends. The 21 New Books Goodreads Users Are Most Excited About This Spring. More Than 100 Exceptional Works of Journalism From 2015. Each year, I keep a running list of exceptional nonfiction that I encounter as I publish The Best of Journalism, an email newsletter that I curate weekly for its subscribers.

More Than 100 Exceptional Works of Journalism From 2015

This is my annual attempt to bring some of those stories to a wider audience. I could not read or note every worthy article that was published last calendar year and I haven't included any paywalled articles or anything published at The Atlantic. But everything that follows is worthy of wider attention and engagement. I hope it provides fodder for summer reading and inspiration for future writing. Best Books of 2016. 17 Books To Read If You Want To Become A Billionaire. 20 Books that are Unrequired Reading For the Skool of Life. 20 Books that are Unrequired Reading For the Skool of Life Photo Credit: See-ming Lee via Compfight.

20 Books that are Unrequired Reading For the Skool of Life

Literature Project - Free eBooks Online. Open Library. New Books by Midlife Women: December. Mrs.

New Books by Midlife Women: December

Astor Regrets by Meryl Gordon (Houghton Mifflin) The thrice-married Manhattan socialite Brooke Astor — she wed John Dryden Kuser at 17, Charles "Buddie" Marshall at 31 and finally, at 52, fur trade and real-estate heir Vincent Astor — had a lot to show for her unions, including acting as chairwoman for the Vincent Astor Foundation. She bore only one child, Anthony Marshall. Great Books Index. An Index to Online Great Books in English Translation To obtain an index of an author's works, including any known online editions of each work, and online articles about that author, select the author's name. To obtain an index of online editions of a particular work, select the name of that work. Then you will be able to scroll up and down to see other works by that author and articles about the author. 1001 List « 101 Short Stories.

Post written by: Marc Chernoff Email Since its inception eighteen months ago, our sister site Makes Me Think (MMT) has truly evolved into a remarkable online community.

101 Short Stories

Every day, users share their thought-provoking life stories and vote on stories that other users have shared. Some are happy, some are sad, and others twist your emotions, pulling them in several directions at once. As stated on the MMT About page, sometimes the most random everyday encounters force us to stop and rethink the truths and perceptions we have ingrained in our minds. 16 More Little Books For Long Journeys. Around the World in 80 Books Group (5985 Members) Reading takes you places.

Around the World in 80 Books Group (5985 Members)

The 7 Best Books Of 2013. Best books of 2012: Gone Girl, Beautiful Forevers, Bring Up the Bodies, Wild. Illustration by Lilli Carré.

Best books of 2012: Gone Girl, Beautiful Forevers, Bring Up the Bodies, Wild

New Yorker staff writer Boo “has many ways of illuminating the people she writes about,” Elaine Blair wrote in February. “The most important and obvious is that she listens closely and intelligently.” For this, her first book, which recently won the National Book Award, Boo spent over three years listening to the residents of a Mumbai slum. The young men of Bravo company visit Cowboys Stadium in this funny and wrenching novel, which is seeded “with finely honed insights that reflect the hypocrisy and jingoistic thinking that dominate discussions about the country's wars,” wrote Jacob Silverman in September.

And Fountain’s writing is “head-shakingly good.” The sequel to Wolf Hall (both books won the Booker Prize), this story of Thomas Cromwell, according to William Georgiades’ May review, chronicles “the careful, patient rage of the consummate professional in a world of highborn twits who never see him coming.” Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn. A Bibliography. Ahmadjian, Vernon.

A Bibliography

15 Summer Reads Handpicked By Indie Booksellers. Harriet Russell Booksellers know how important a good story is — one that reaches out, pulls you in and keeps you reading late into the warm summer night.

15 Summer Reads Handpicked By Indie Booksellers

As readers seek out recommendations for their summer travels, booksellers are scouring their shelves for the stories that shine. For some suggestions, we turn again to our go-to independent booksellers: Lucia Silva, the book buyer at Portrait of a Bookstore in Studio City, Calif; Daniel Goldin of Boswell Book Co. in Milwaukee; and Rona Brinlee of The BookMark in Neptune Beach, Fla. They've selected stories about con artists, grade-school spies, refugees and ranchers.