March 13, 2015

The Curious Case of Norwegian Butter

With this excerpt from The Almost Nearly Perfect People by Michael Booth, we take a moment to learn something interesting about the Norwegians’ butter shortage.

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March 12, 2015

New from Kazuo Ishiguro: The Buried Giant

This fantastical tale of an elderly couple on a journey to the home of their son does step over the line into fantasy, with the inclusion of dragons and warriors, mysteries and swordfights and monks and ogres and a mist and more. But The Buried Giant is ultimately all Ishiguro.

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March 11, 2015

Notes on How to Be a Heroine: A Q&A with Samantha Ellis

We caught up with the author of How to Be a Heroine to chat about the characters written throughout history – and what she’s learned from them.

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March 10, 2015

History Brought to Life: Dead Wake by Erik Larson

Step back in time once again with Erik Larson, whose retelling of the Lusitania disaster is anything but dry.

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March 9, 2015

An Author to Change Your Sense of Self: Rachel Cusk

Rachel Cusk’s novel Outline, if you’re open to it, will change your sense of self – and your sense of the world.

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March 8, 2015

Oft-Overlooked Women's History: Melanie Crowder's Audacity

Perfect for Women’s History Month, Melanie Crowder’s Audacity is a novel inspired by the life of immigrant-turned-activist Clara Lemlich Shavelson – and like the match on its cover, it starts out quietly before building up to a loud and bright blaze.

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March 7, 2015

More Romance from Cold Fury: Sawyer Bennett's Latest

In Sawyer Bennett’s latest Cold Fury romance, Garrett, a woman lets down her guard and let’s a worthwhile man in.

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