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Single Women Are America’s Most Quietly Explosive Social Force

Early in her new book All the Single Ladies, Rebecca Traister writes, “The story of single women is the story of the country.” Unmarried women, she arg ...

from Washington Post

Finally, a book that says single ladies are doing just fine

How single women have shaped America -- and are redefining marriage and family.

from Slate Magazine

A Monumental Work About Being Black in America That Every American Needs to Read

Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates :: via The Slate Book Review

Ayaan Hirsi Ali bluntly declares her intention in the introduction to her new book: “To make many people—not only Muslims but also Western apologists for Islam—uncomfortable.” Discomfort, alas, comes easily when the subject, as in the Somali-born author’s three previous books, happens to be the sorry state of Islam.

1001 books to read before you die. Also has a good children's book list.

from Refinery29

Your Summer Reading, Sorted

Your Summer Reading, Sorted #refinery29 - So, add these 15 novels — by some of the U.K.'s best writers — to your required summer-reading list. Get ready to have your mind blown, one sentence at a time.

from Signature Reads

12 Fateful Days in Chicago, by City of Scoundrels Author Gary Krist

Gary Krist. City of Scoundrels: The 12 Days of Disaster that Gave Birth to Modern Chicago. New York: Crown Publishers (2012). #book #reading #history #disaster #Chicago

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Greed and Squabbling Siblings in a New Novel

Greed and Squabbling Siblings in a New Novel via @PureWow

Almost English by Charlotte Mendelson: Problems of exaggeration - Claire Lowdon on Charlotte Mendelson's humorous new novel, a family drama which suffers from plausibility issues.


Harper Lee’s New Book Jacket Revealed!

The publisher is planning a first run of two million for Lee's new book, Go Set a Watchman