Books

5 Amazing Photos of Florida's Best-Kept Secret
5 Amazing Photos of Florida’s Best-Kept Secret

Bok Tower Gardens is one of our country's hidden gems and the subject of a new book from Skira… >>

And the Funny Book Titles of the Year Are...
And the Funny Book Titles of the Year Are…

Ever since Bookseller magazine praised the book "Proceedings of the Second International Workshop… >>

Elmore Leonard's 10 Rules of Writing: The Reader's Digest Version
Elmore Leonard’s 10 Rules of Writing: The Reader’s Digest Version

Writers, take note: Elmore Leonard instructs on what you should never do. >>

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… >>

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… >>

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… >>

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… >>

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… >>

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… >>

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. >>

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… >>

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. >>

Mark Bittman’s New Book Makes Vegan Easy
Mark Bittman’s New Book Makes Vegan Easy

A few months ago, I wrote 11 Convincing Reasons Eating Vegan Isn't Crazy. I knew all the white… >>

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… >>

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… >>

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… >>

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:… >>

A Book We Love (And You Should Read) Earns a Well-Deserved Nomination
A Book We Love (And You Should Read) Earns a Well-Deserved Nomination

We said it back in our July/August issue when we ran a big excerpt in our pages: Kristen Iversen's… >>