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Toni Morrison: "We used to be called citizens. Now we're called taxpayers" 
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50 superb inspirational quotes from literature: 
Draw some inspiration from these famous authors
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The New York Academy of Medicine is filled with strange glimpses of an important profession: 
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"What I love about the noir genre is that the preconception is absolutely true." 
The pulp/noir genre often gets a bad rap. Pulp author Josh K. Stevens talked with us about his experience and where he sees noir heading.
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Arthur Conan Doyle Names His 19 Favorite Sherlock Holmes Stories: 
Sherlock Holmes has become such a cultural fixture since he first appeared in print that all of us have surely, at one time or another, considered reading through the London detective's complete case files. But where to start?
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Every year, foundations, booksellers, and the Library of Congress come together to support young collectors: 
Year after year, the National Collegiate Book Collecting Contest happily encourages the next generation of young book collectors.
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A contemporary of Faulkner, an influence to Foster Wallace, Thomas Wolfe is in more than you think: 
Thomas Wolfe is a forgotten literary idol who influenced Hunter Thompson, Ray Bradbury, Jack Kerouac, and others.
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"Goodnight, my kitten." —Ernest Hemingway: 
For better or worse, authors die with the sense that we're hanging on their every last word. And these authors' famous last words are worth the read.
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A Young Girl Reading (c.1880) by Mosè Bianchi 
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Receive a free first edition guide to the many books of Random House:
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Plato, meet Louis CK: 
I often start the school year teaching Plato's Republic to first-year students at the University of Virginia. We then go on to read Homer, the New Testament, and Confucius and Buddha and Shakespeare. But as we move through the class I always have the option and the pleasure of asking a very ...
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The New York Times Book Review has been helping us pick our next books for 119 years:
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celia sinclair
a year ago
What a remarkable group. Always come here first to look for your book. Quick, responsive, lovely collections - and you should see the care they take with packaging - not like any other book seller I've used.
John Crangle
9 months ago
loved it