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Mel Brooks Keeps It Very Light in ‘All About Me!’

When you purchase an independently reviewed book through our site, we earn an affiliate commission. By Alexandra Jacobs Mel Brooks has been responsible for so much in the American comedic canon, for so long, it sometimes seems he is, if not 2,000 years old like one of his most indelible characters, maybe 200. He’s actually […]

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Constance Craig Smith selects the year's best cookery books

Have yourself a Mary little Xmas: And garnish with some Rick Stein, Gordon Ramsay, James Martin and Ottolenghi… Constance Craig Smith selects the year’s best cookery books Constance Craig Smith rounded up a selection of this year’s best cookery books Mary Berry shares recipes for 120 dishes for family suppers in Love To Cook  Gordon […]

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Nonfiction Audiobooks to Download This Winter

By Sebastian Modak Welcome to the golden age of audiobooks. Maybe it’s because podcasts have given us an insatiable thirst for audio storytelling; or because companies like Audible and Libro.fm have made it so easy to amass digital listening libraries. Whatever the reason, we have finally reached an understanding that no, listening to a book […]

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Trump Is Publishing a Photo Book of His Time in Office

“Our Journey Together” includes more than 300 photographs, along with captions written by the former president. Send any friend a story As a subscriber, you have 10 gift articles to give each month. Anyone can read what you share. By Elizabeth A. Harris and Alexandra Alter Donald J. Trump is publishing a book of photographs […]

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8 Picture Books About Food and Fellowship

From soul food on Sundays and tamales on Christmas Eve to wu gok on Dumpling Day. Send any friend a story As a subscriber, you have 10 gift articles to give each month. Anyone can read what you share. By Jennifer Krauss TOMATOES FOR NEELAWritten by Padma LakshmiIllustrated by Juana Martinez-Neal A twinkly-eyed Indian American […]

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A Charming, Poignant Middle-Grade Memoir of Soviet Russia

When you purchase an independently reviewed book through our site, we earn an affiliate commission. By Vera Brosgol THE GENIUS UNDER THE TABLEGrowing Up Behind the Iron CurtainWritten and illustrated by Eugene Yelchin Everyone has some means of escaping the difficulties of reality. It’s especially important for children. When I was young, I drew. (And […]

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Alan Cumming Talks About ‘Baggage’

The actor and author discusses his new memoir, and Allen C. Guelzo talks about “Robert E. Lee: A Life.” Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | How to Listen The actor and author Alan Cumming was happily surprised that his best-selling first memoir, “Not My Father’s Son,” inspired many readers who had suffered their […]