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20 business books for your office that will make you look smart
For some help, CNBC looked back at some of the most influential business books of the past decade, as well as recommendations by moguls like Mark Zuckerberg and Warren Buffett, to put together this list of books every executive should keep in their ...

How to win free books for life
In celebration of its 80th anniversary, Heywood Hill is asking readers to submit the name of a single book that has meant the most to them. It has to have been published in English, or translated into English, since 1935 – the year in which Heywood ...

My 10 Favorite Books: Pamela Hanson
For his bookshop and website One Grand Books, the editor Aaron Hicklin asked people to name the 10 books they'd take with them if they were marooned on a desert island. The next in the series is the photographer Pamela Hanson, who shares her list ...

To reduce recidivism rates, give prisoners more books
Prison works as punishment. But many argue that it doesn't prevent repeat offending, or recidivism, on its own. The US Bureau of Justice Statistics reports that 75% of released inmates are rearrested within five years—which is not just a societal ...

The power of pop literature: Why we need diverse YA books more than ever
Typically, a “Young Adult” book features a teenage protagonist and a correspondingly angst-ridden worldview. But since more than half of the readers of YA are adults, the genre is arguably better understood as “pop literature” — or rather, books ...

15 Comic Books That Show What Kind of Man Luke Cage Is
Some superheroes' personalities change over time, especially when many creators work on them over decades of publishing history. But this also creates a multiplicity of possible interpretations for these characters, too. Let's see what the most telling ...

Political science books that military historians might benefit from reading
For a sharp book on individuals and what causes them to join such organizations, see Mia Bloom's Dying to Kill. How and why do weaker countries challenge stronger ones in non-military ways that still threaten much conflict, such as forced migration ...

Growbot gets its adorable look from children's books of the past
Children's books used to have a more strange, haunting quality; think Wayne Anderson's Ratsmagic (1976) and The Magic Circus (1978). Books had a sense of darkness, and not every tale was meant to be safe and moralizing. Growbot, an upcoming 2D ...

Celebrate your freedom to read on Banned Books Week
“Anything that challenges our preconceptions is going to make us feel uncomfortable,” says Alison Mandaville, an assistant professor of English education at Fresno State, who often talks with would-be teachers about the acceptance of certain books in ...

The simple mistake that's ruining all books and films
It's a marketing ploy that has been used for years, but one Reddit user has had enough of the phrase "plot-twist" being used to describe a book or film. "Saying that a book has a twist, totally ruins the twist," wrote NorweiganWood28. "You're ...

Why Have Texas Prisons Banned Thousands Of Books?
The last week of September marks the annual Banned Books Week, in which organizations such as the American Library Association highlight the ever increasing number of books that have been challenged or banned around the world. There seems to be a ...

You Should Be Reading Banned Books - #BannedBooksWeek
This week is #BannedBooksWeek and if you're wondering why we need an entire week to celebrate banned books you're probably one of those millennials who doesn't read anything longer than 140 characters. Banned Books Week celebrates the freedom ...

9 New Books We Recommend This Week
Every week, editors at the Book Review pick our favorites of the books reviewed in the previous issue and call them “Editors' Choice.” It's our chance to heap extra praise on books that got stellar reviews and to give books that didn't get a great ...

A New Chapter in Book Prizes: Readers Are the Winners
John le Carré, the author of “The Spy Who Came in From the Cold,” the favorite book of the writer Philip Kerr. When asked by the Heywood Hill bookstore to describe it in three words, Mr. Kerr said, “Cold War brilliance.” Credit David Azia for The New ...

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