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The Most Comforting Roald Dahl Quotes
The Most Comforting Roald Dahl Quotes

Roald Dahl's classic tales of acceptance are the stuff of childhood, but sometimes grown-ups need… >>

The Reader's Digest Version: New Books to Read Right Now
The Reader’s Digest Version: New Books to Read Right Now

If you are looking for a good book, consider these beautifully written, emotionally transporting… >>

Everyone Is Different: 7 Children's Books that Help Explain How
Everyone Is Different: 7 Children’s Books that Help Explain How

Kids are naturally curious about what makes people different, but sometimes adults fumble for the… >>

6 Famous Writers Who Were Masters at Procrastinating
6 Famous Writers Who Were Masters at Procrastinating

The creative process is rarely standard. In her book Odd Type Writers, Celia Blue Johnson reveals… >>

Snake Pictures That Are Scary and Beautiful at the Same Time
Snake Pictures That Are Scary and Beautiful at the Same Time

Though the slithering critters might creep you out, these artistic snake pictures are incredibly… >>

Animal Skulls Like You've Never Seen Them Before
Animal Skulls Like You’ve Never Seen Them Before

It's easy to recognize a human head beneath its flesh, but some of these animal skulls might… >>

The Best Books to Give for Father's Day
The Best Books to Give for Father’s Day

Humor, fiction, food, sports, and more....our books editor Dawn Raffel selects her top picks for… >>

20 Reasons You're Happy You Don't Live in Winterfell
20 Reasons You’re Happy You Don’t Live in Winterfell

Sometimes it looks glamorous: the castle, the feasts, the silk dresses and the gold (assuming you… >>

Funny: How These Famous Shakespeare Quotes Would Be Written Today
Funny: How These Famous Shakespeare Quotes Would Be Written Today

Quothable Quoths: You speak an infinite deal of nothing. Like, really. >>

Study: Why Your Brain Remembers More From Facebook Than Actual Books
Study: Why Your Brain Remembers More From Facebook Than Actual Books

The closer something is to natural speech, the better we remember it. Dude. >>

14 Books You Really Should Have Read By Now
14 Books You Really Should Have Read By Now

Seeing the movie doesn't count! If you skimmed these in school, take a closer, grownup look with… >>

The Best Books to Give as Graduation Gifts
The Best Books to Give as Graduation Gifts

We'll always love "Oh, the Places You'll Go!," but these thoughtful, inspiring graduation gifts… >>

Reader's Digest Picks the Best Summer Reading for 2013
Reader’s Digest Picks the Best Summer Reading for 2013

From serious literature to serious fun, our books editor Dawn Raffel selects the summer's hottest… >>

Oh, the Tweets He Would Tweet: If Dr. Seuss Had the Internets
Oh, the Tweets He Would Tweet: If Dr. Seuss Had the Internets

If the Doctor were still around, we suspect he'd be spending his day like any one of us would:… >>

13 Iconic Shoes That Changed America
13 Iconic Shoes That Changed America

Audrey Hepburn’s famous flats, 80s power sneakers, make-a-statement Manolos: Here, a well-heeled… >>

12 Most Artful Presidential Campaign Posters of All Time
12 Most Artful Presidential Campaign Posters of All Time

In its new book, the Library of Congress celebrates the past two hundred years of presidential… >>

When Jackie Kennedy Met the Queen
When Jackie Kennedy Met the Queen

The first lady famously charmed France’s president Charles de Gaulle, but Britain’s sovereign… >>

Nate Berkus on the Things That Matter
Nate Berkus on the Things That Matter

The loss of his partner in the devastating 2004 tsunami underscored for Nate Berkus a guiding… >>

9 Funny Books that Make Great Bathroom Reading
9 Funny Books that Make Great Bathroom Reading

Stuck in the bathroom? Keep one of these fun, fascinating titles on hand. >>