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What You Should Really Do If You Want Your Kids to Read This Summer

Reading is always a hot topic during the summer months. Friends exchange favorites and make recommendations while debating the latest titles on the "best sellers" list (I really need to get to The Goldfinch) and, just about everywhere you go, you see people taking a moment to check out with a new adventure in literature. Show More Summary

A Preview Of Titan’s Awesome THE ART OF JOHN ALVIN Movie Poster Book!!

+ How to get a copy early at Comic Con!! Read the full article on AICN This book - from our fine friends over at Titan - is quite lovely, and I’d highly recommend it to anyone even passingly interested in movie promo art.   John Alvin’s...Show More Summary

The Monday Blogaround

This blogaround brought to you by summer.Recommended Reading:Carla: [CN: Misogynoir; murder] Trial for Man Who Murdered Renisha McBride Begins TodayTrudy: [CN: Misogynoir; murder] Remember Renisha McBride and That Imperfect Black Women's...Show More Summary

You'll Never Have Nothing to Read Again

yesterdayOdd : The Hairpin

by Jia Tolentino "Nothing can compete with the shimmering immediacy of now," grumps David Carr: well, if we must access Bill Hader's thorough and fairly excellent list of book recommendations via the internet, so be it: What are your...Show More Summary

What Mario Kart taught me about economics

Read more on this story. Listen to more of The Week's mini podcasts: Your weekly streaming recommendation: Dredd This Week I learned why we laugh when tickled, and more What Democrats always forget about Hillary You can also find The Week's mini podcasts on iTunes, SoundCloud, Swell, and TuneIn. More

Summer Poems from Charles Simic

Recommended Listening: Charles Simic reads five new poems for The Southern Review’s summer podcast.

Recommended Reading: Gauging the smartwatch craze and skin listening

Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web. Some weeks, you'll also find short reviews of books that we think are worth your time. We hope you enjoy the read. Does Anyone Outside...

The Friday Blogaround

This blogaround brought to you by onions.Recommended Reading:Tressie: [Content Note: Racism; colorism; misogyny] Light Skin, Labor, and "Straight Out of Compton"Adrienne: [CN: Racism; slurs; exploitation; classism; self-harm] Kwatsan...Show More Summary

99. Recommendations for Young Readers - Part I

by SB Sarah Multi-part episodes of young reader recommendations. Thank you! This week, Jane's recommendations based on her daughter's reading enjoyment and their experiences with books together. Then, I'll be on next week with my recommendations. Show More Summary

Classic Romances - Which One First? Linda Howard Edition

by SB Sarah We have a semi-regular feature wherein we develop recommendation lists for authors with extensive backlists, so extensive they might be a bit daunting to anyone who hasn't read that author before. It's called Classic Romance-...Show More Summary

What To Read If You Want To Be A Better Investor

How do I educate myself as an ? This is one of the most common questions I get from readers, and it’s easily the most important.   [tweet_quote display="Here is a shortlist of books I would recommend to any newbie to investing."]Here is a shortlist of books I would recommend to any newbie to investing.[/tweet_quote] [...]

Father Zerafa's recommended reading on Caravaggio's Stolen Palermo Nativity -- and his memory of visiting the painting in the S Lorenzo Chapel

5 days agoArts : ARCAblog

Father Zerafa receiving an award inthe S Lorenzo chapel in Palermo by Catherine Schofield Sezgin, ARCA Blog Editor After downloading Daniel Silva's recent mystery which involves a fictional attempt recover Caravaggio's Palermo Nativity, I emailed Father Marius Zerafa to ask him if he'd be reading Silva's thriller. Show More Summary

The Ten Best First Cars For A Teenage Gearhead

5 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The IIHS' list of best cars for a teenager recommended some safe cars, but not much in the way for fun. These are the ten best for a young auto enthusiast. Read more...

Up From Liberalism—Now More Than Ever

(Steven Hayward) I first read William F. Buckley’s classic 1959 treatise Up From Liberalism when I was in high school a long long time ago, and recently picked it up off the shelf for a quick re-reading.  And I’d recommend everyone read...Show More Summary

What Democrats always forget about Hillary

Read more on this story. Listen to more of The Week's mini podcasts: 'I know, right?': The anatomy of a wonderfully nonsensical phrase Your weekly streaming recommendation: Headhunters This week I learned plants can hear themselves being eaten, and more You can also find The Week's mini podcasts on iTunes, SoundCloud, Swell, and TuneIn. More

Book-barfly recommends

What could be better than a summer evening with a tasty book and a witty drink? In The Spectator, various bookworms meditate on their experiences with literature and alcohol. Pair with a gorgeous essay on summer reading in The Paris Review: “books are a kind of island.”

TVD Recommends: Amen Dunes at Happy Dog or The Donkeys at the Beachland Tavern, both 7/18

Music fans of Cleveland, pay attention! I present you with a difficult, but essential, choice of plans this Friday evening. There are two awesome shows in town and you should go to one of them. Which one? I don’t know. Read on and make this important life decision carefully. Show More Summary

The Wednesday Blogaround

This blogaround brought to you by typos.Recommended Reading:Arturo: [Content Note: Anti-immigrant sentiment; racism] Activist Jose Antonio Vargas Enters the 'Unaccompanied Minors' FrayAiofe: [CN: Discussion of trigger warnings; rapeShow More Summary

Store Baby Bibs Anywhere with Velcro Tape

Many baby bibs stay on with Velcro clasps. Weblog I'm an Organizing Junkie recommends using Velcro tape to store your bibs in easy-access locations so you're always ready for the incoming food storm. Read more...

The 10 Books (Yes, That’s Right, Books) Every Man Should Pick Up This Summer

Books, and reading in general, are good habits to practice as you get older. And, no, since speed-reading through your Twitter timeline doesn’t count, here are a few recommendations to help jump-start your summer reading list. The post The 10 Books (Yes, That’s Right, Books) Every Man Should Pick Up This Summer appeared first on The Good Men Project.

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