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Giveaway: SLADE HOUSE by David Mitchell

Today’s giveaway is sponsored by Slade House by David Mitchell. Slade House, by the New York Times bestselling author of ...

Riot Round-Up: The Best Books We Read in August

We asked our contributors to share the best book they read this month. We’ve got fiction, nonfiction, YA, and much, ...

Giveaway: 50 Galleys of The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell

This giveaway is sponsored by The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell. Following a scalding row with her mother, fifteen-year-old Holly Sykes ...

Reading as a Kind of Meditation

“Books don’t offer real escape, but they can stop a mind scratching itself raw.” — David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas Digital ...

High School Reading, 2.0

It’s time to dust off the books! Classics are classic for a reason, but it doesn’t mean they have to ...

Return of the Book Jedis: The Well-Readheads at BEA 2014

LH: Once again, we have faced the Javits Center and survived! How was your BEA this year, muffin? RJS: It ...

I Say Awkward Things To Authors: BEA 2014 Edition

Three years in this business and nothing has changed: I still say ridiculous, awkward things to authors. It’s a combination ...

An Oral History of the David Mitchell Signing at Book Expo America

Gather ’round, children, while I tell you a tale of fear, loss, victory and, most importantly, survival. Gather ’round while ...

Confessions of a Once-Tyrannical English Teacher

I was a tyrant, and lo! my classroom was my kingdom. The past tense is such a relief. For me ...

Authors Writing Libretti

If it’s mid-winter, then we must be in the thick of opera season- am I right?  Now, I hear some of ...

Book to the Future: 10 Authors We’ll Still Read and Revere in 100 Years

The book world is full of discussions about the so-called literary canon. Fair enough. It’s understandably easy to get sucked ...

Reading List for the Dog Days of Summer

Here we are, the dog days. Doesn’t August just seem interminable? If it were up to me, we’d all count ...

5 Celebrities Who Love Books

James Franco — he of the published volume of short stories and the candidacy for a PhD in comparative lit ...

What Your Brain Sounds Like On Books

Everyone has synaesthesia. Thankfully, this is not some terrible equine-meat borne virus. It is when our synapses put their keys ...

Top 10 Best Books Serial Book-Abandoners May Have Missed

“If a book doesn’t grab me in the first 50 (100? 150?) pages, I quit. I don’t have the time ...