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The Best Thriller Books of All Time
The Best Thriller Books of All Time

We've organized the best thrillers by category; get ready for your hair to stand on end. >>

Dorothea Lange: Her Photos, in Her Own Words
Dorothea Lange: Her Photos, in Her Own Words

"You know there are moments such as these when time stands still and all you do is hold your breath… >>

The Best Thriller Books of All Time
The Best Thriller Books of All Time

Ready for your hair to stand on end -- while reading a book? Check out our list of these 10 great… >>

7 Smart Books About Technology Today
7 Smart Books About Technology Today

A graphic novel, a gripping origin story, a cautionary tale: these are some of the most interesting… >>

8 Irresistible Fall Books We're Reading Right Now
8 Irresistible Fall Books We’re Reading Right Now

Here's the short list of the titles that will keep Reader's Digest books editor Dawn Raffel turning… >>

The Street Sweeper
The Street Sweeper

Perlman's story of modern New York is a big book in every sense. Huge in its scope, it covers two… >>

The Snow Child
The Snow Child

An old Russian folk tale has it that a childless couple, living on the edge of the woods, build… >>

The Scaredy-Pants Handbook
The Scaredy-Pants Handbook

Are you one of those people who, as you walk along a city street, stare toward the skies convinced… >>

The New Republic
The New Republic

Poor Edgar Kellogg, would-be journalist, gets sent to a Portuguese backwater with a terrorist… >>

The Might Have Been
The Might Have Been

Eventually, all of us have to grapple our might-have-beens. This is the moving story of a man whose… >>

The Invisible Ones
The Invisible Ones

It would take far longer than this space to explain the dense plot of this highly impressive… >>

The Ice Ballooon
The Ice Ballooon

An arctic expedition in 1897 was a daunting enough endeavor—but in a hydrogen balloon? The true… >>

The Golden Hat: Talking Back to Autism
The Golden Hat: Talking Back to Autism

Inspired by a poem called “The Golden Hat,” written by Thorsteinsson, who has autism, Winslet… >>

The Final Note
The Final Note

If you like Nicholas Sparks, you’ll like Kevin Alan Milne. In this story, a starry-eyed young… >>

The Drop
The Drop

In the latest Harry Bosch mystery, Michael Connelly once again demonstrates why he’s the best… >>

The Day I Met J.K. Rowling: An Editor's Story
The Day I Met J.K. Rowling: An Editor’s Story

Here at Reader's Digest, we have a long-running feature called "My Most Unforgettable Character."… >>

The Big Idea: Clone Ancient Trees to Save Planet Earth
The Big Idea: Clone Ancient Trees to Save Planet Earth

David Milarch is a pioneering spirit who believes that cloning huge ancient trees—such as the… >>

The Best New Gift-Shopping Site
The Best New Gift-Shopping Site

I've never been one for online shopping. I prefer tactile gift-buying, going through rows of… >>

The Best Damn Book About Politics Ever
The Best Damn Book About Politics Ever

The original hardcover edition. Every now and then a great writer finds his ideal subject. Herman… >>

The Art of Fielding
The Art of Fielding

Henry Skrimshander arrives at Westish College on the shores of Lake Michigan with a book called The… >>