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5 Addictive Books to Read on Vacation
5 Addictive Books to Read on Vacation

Is losing yourself in a good book the ultimate getaway for you? Try these titles. >>

Common British Slang You Didn't Realize You Knew
Common British Slang You Didn’t Realize You Knew

A new book offers a quintessential guide to classic, common British phrases—including their… >>

The Cutest Puppies Are Underwater Puppies: See Why
The Cutest Puppies Are Underwater Puppies: See Why

In his new book, Underwater Puppies, photographer Seth Casteel shows his passion for (wet) pooches. >>

How to Prep for Life on Mars
How to Prep for Life on Mars

Tech visionary Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX and Tesla Motors (and PayPal cofounder), has said that… >>

Can We Save the Cheetah From Extinction?
Can We Save the Cheetah From Extinction?

A new book by Dr. Laurie Marker and wildlife photographer Suzi Eszterhas takes us inside the world… >>

8 Rare, Candid Photos of Women in the 1950s
8 Rare, Candid Photos of Women in the 1950s

Eight never-published photos taken for Look magazine let you travel back in time while considering:… >>

The Best Short Books You'll Ever Read
The Best Short Books You’ll Ever Read

No time for War and Peace? These great short books, recommended by Features Editor Dawn Raffel, are… >>

You Won't Believe These Flyingfish!
You Won’t Believe These Flyingfish!

It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a…fish with wings! Steve N.G. Howell captures these incredible… >>

11 Children's Books That Influenced These Famous Lives
11 Children’s Books That Influenced These Famous Lives

Which classics helped shape the young minds of Stephen King, Scarlett Johansson, and President… >>

6 Indispensable Apps for People Who Love Books
6 Indispensable Apps for People Who Love Books

Make your book life better with tools that help you find the time and reading material you want. >>

8 Intimate Animal Portraits That Will Stop You in Your Tracks
8 Intimate Animal Portraits That Will Stop You in Your Tracks

We're used to seeing animals in vivid color, which may be one reason Boza Ivanovic's photographs… >>

There Was Once a Wolf Who Loved Too Much. And What Happened to Him Was a Crime.
There Was Once a Wolf Who Loved Too Much. And What Happened to Him Was a Crime.

One day in Alaska, a black wolf appeared in front of wildlife photographer Nick Jans. This is the… >>

5 Fun Ways to Enjoy Your Vegetables
5 Fun Ways to Enjoy Your Vegetables

You don't have to be a vegetarian to enjoy these seasonal dishes from the cookbook Eat Your… >>

17 Memoirs Everyone Should Read
17 Memoirs Everyone Should Read

Looking for something splendid to read? These brilliant stories, old and new, stand the test of… >>

Love a Good Thriller? OJ Prosecutor Marcia Clark's 8 All-Time Favorites
Love a Good Thriller? OJ Prosecutor Marcia Clark’s 8 All-Time Favorites

Marcia Clark knows nail-biting crime stories—after all, she was the lead prosecutor on the O.J… >>

10 Compelling Reasons Why You Should Write Your Life Story
10 Compelling Reasons Why You Should Write Your Life Story

Everyone has a story to tell. Here's why you should write yours up. >>

Reader's Digest Recommends: What to Read This Summer
Reader’s Digest Recommends: What to Read This Summer

From breezy reads to life-changing lit, our books editor has found something new for everyone to… >>

6 Outrageous Tree Houses You'll Want in Your Backyard
6 Outrageous Tree Houses You’ll Want in Your Backyard

Have your head in the clouds? These fantastical structures are just the place to visit. >>