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It is hard to ignore the presence and significance of family in fiction.
As T. S. Eliot said: "The existence of libraries is best evidence that we may have hope for the future of man".
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They must've been under a Confundus Charm.
Legendary crooner Frank Sinatra reportedly sent a very blunt message to Donald Trump over a concert deal that went sour, according to a new book.
We desire to know the worst, even though afterwards we sometimes wished we didn't.
Count legendary crooner Frank Sinatra among those critical of Donald Trump. A new book claims Ol' Blue Eyes once sent a blunt message to the future president, telling his manager to tell Trump to "go...
It's not coffee, sugar, gambling, nicotine, alcohol, drugs or social media...
Peter Ostrum as Charlie Bucket, with Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka, on the set of "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory" in 1971.
Instead of heightening our fear about the world we live in, books deepen our understanding of it.
HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 19: Actress Anna Faris attends the premiere of 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' at Dolby Theatre on April 19, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
But Roald Dahl's agent persuaded him to make Charlie Bucket white.
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It's set to include a foreword by estranged husband Chris Pratt.
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When it comes to language, it's more important to be Ernest than excessive.
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Increase your intelligence, broaden your vocabulary and improve your memory.
Make sure you have some form of entertainment; if you forget your book, eavesdropping will do just fine.
<i>A</i>uthor <i>Chuck Palahniuk </i>left a time capsule in the wall of a house with a note, a signed copy of Fight Club, some newspaper clippings and photos.
I guess we are just lucky the kids aren't old enough to read George R.R. Martin and asking to go as White Walkers.
Portland resident Jolynn Winter already had a lot to say about the home she bought 10 years ago. It was previously owned by celebrated author Chuck Palahniuk, who used to house chickens in the coop he...
President Donald Trump and his son Barron. A series of books written in the late 19th century by Ingersoll Lockwood concerns a character named Baron Trump -- who finds a time portal in Russia thanks to a man named Don.
Beware of 'second novel syndrome'.
The internet tends to trump things up, but even this boggles the mind: A series of books from the late 1800s depicts a character named Baron Trump. Oh, and the boy is aided in his quest by a man named...
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"To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark."
Hillary Clinton's book about her failed 2016 presidential campaign, slated to hit bookstores Sept. 12, finally has a title ― and it makes clear that the former presidential candidate feels some kinda...
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When grieving, we need rawness, realness, and quick thinking from our best writers.
Jane Hayes hearts Mr. Darcy. No, really ― she has a life-size cutout of Colin Firth, in character as the Jane Austen hero, standing in her apartment. She'd rather watch him fall in love with Jennifer...
Perfected long ago, there is no need for change.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 15: Author J.K Rowling attends the European premiere of 'Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them' at Odeon Leicester Square on November 15, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Ray Tang/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
If you're struggling to get your child to read, you might want to take a look at this list of 70 books that kids love, as voted for by children themselves. Literacy charities celebrated the Duchess of...
For years, diehard fans of J.K. Rowling's "Harry Potter" series have wondered whether the powerhouse author will grace the world with another game-changing fairy tale. In an interview published Monday...
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One of author Jane Austen's novels, Northanger Abbey, famously departs from the realist social satire of her other work to ruthlessly, and hilariously, parody the Gothic romances popular in her day. B...
It's about tapping into something that is terrible yet possible.
Well, its title at least.
Disclaimer: Before my mentions are flooded with angry memes of McGonagall side-eyes and Hermione Granger telling me to sort out my priorities, let's get one thing clear. Of course, the "Harry Potter"...
What would the children's book world look like if "Harry Potter"had never popped into J.K. Rowling's head, as she's described it, fully formed? Hypotheticals are never easy, but a "Harry Potter"-less...
From world record attempts to crazy over-priced books, it was all happening for the big 2-0.