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A Reader’s Reminder: Books Still Provide “Some Kind of Hope”

As a senior editor for Reader’s Digest Select Editions, I read a lot of books. I also read a lot… >>

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The Man of Steel Is Also the Man of Money!

Yes, it's a cliche, but in my case it is absolutely true. One day, after I moved out of the house… >>

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Support Our Troops: Wear Our Boots

One of the most recognizable accessories of the U.S. military uniform, the humble combat boot is… >>

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6 Reasons Our Love-Hate Relationship with Jack Reacher Grows

1. He's an ugly hero. Jack Reacher is big and tall, ragged and unkempt. In A Wanted Man, the… >>

Beyond Libya: Milestones in American Foreign Affairs
Beyond Libya: Milestones in American Foreign Affairs

As the turmoil in the Middle East continued two days after the murder of the American ambassador to… >>

Artist Gives New Life to Old Books
Artist Gives New Life to Old Books

For the folks out there reading the latest Michael Chabon novel on an electronic device… >>

What Might Have Been: 5 Alternate Movie Castings
What Might Have Been: 5 Alternate Movie Castings

A 3D, Blu-ray version of Titanic hit stores this week, containing more than two and a half hours… >>

9/11: One Remarkable Story Out of Many
9/11: One Remarkable Story Out of Many

Each year, the New York Says Thank You Foundation helps a community in need as a way of repaying… >>

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Let’s Do Lunch (Boxes)

I have a cousin who would kill to find the Hopalong Cassidy lunch box of her youth. It's the… >>

Can't-Miss Book: 'Beautiful Ruins' by Jess Walter
Can’t-Miss Book: ‘Beautiful Ruins’ by Jess Walter

Sometimes a good book is all about balance. It should be accessible, yet challenging. Funny, yet… >>