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The Independent recently published a pretty fascinating list of David Bowie’s 100 favorite books. It was well stocked with classics — The Iliad, Madam Bovary, The Great Gatsby, 1984, and The Stranger all feature — but there are also a heap of fascinating lesser-known books, so much so that we thought we’d put together an annotated guide to some of the titles that caught our attention. An Annotated Guide to 15 of David Bowie’s Favorite Books
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10 Must-Read Books for October Autumn is new-book season, and as we wind our way into the days when the trees begin shedding, the Halloween decorations start going up, and the air becomes cooler, October offers up some of the year’s most anticipated titles.
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True Love, Book Fights, And Why Ugly Stories Matter : Monkey See Regular Monkey See readers know that I've been a fan for some time of Rainbow Rowell, whose first book, Attachments, was a thoughtful romance that utterly charmed me.
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There’s an entire world of literature out there if you just look beyond what was written in your native tongue. Major works in other languages are being translated into English all the time, meaning that there’s no time like the present for you to enjoy books from places like Russia, Egypt, Mexico, and other nations around the globe. If you’re looking to get your literary passport stamped, here are 50 destinations to start you off — but, by all means, don’t let these be the only translated books you read. 50 Works of Fiction in Translation That Every English Speaker Should Read
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First things first: the history of the novel is already tangled up with the notion of “trash.” Peruse the great 19th-century realist novels — particularly Jane Austen’s, say — and you’ll catch characters insulting each other’s reading habits. 40 Trashy Novels You Must Read Before You Die
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19 Contemporary British Novels You Need to Read Now Perhaps my opinion here owes much to the fact that I’m Canadian and therefore still subject to excessive colonial reverence for people with cool accents and universities that date to the 13th century who put all the “u”s in the proper places in the words!
50 Sci-Fi/Fantasy Novels That Everyone Should Read People say it all the time: they’d love to get into science fiction or fantasy, but they’ve no idea where to start.
It’s an interesting relationship that book lovers have with the Internet: most would rather read a physical book than something on an iPad or Kindle, and even though an Amazon purchase is just two or three clicks away, dedicated readers would rather take a trip to their local indie bookstore. Yet the literary world occupies a decent-sized space on the web. The 25 Best Websites for Literature Lovers
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