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Chris Matthews On John F. Kennedy: New Book Pulls Back Curtain On 'Ask Not' Speech, Nixon Debates And More

Chris Matthews On John F. Kennedy: New Book Pulls Back Curtain On 'Ask Not' Speech, Nixon Debates And More | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- A presidential call to service that inspired generations of Main Street Americans originated, ironically, in the privileged world of a New England prep school. "Ask not what your country can do for you," President John F.
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How Reading Books Reduces Stress and Makes You Smarter at the Same Time

How Reading Books Reduces Stress and Makes You Smarter at the Same Time | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
Books are relaxing and improve intelligence in more ways than just imparting knowledge.
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Books to Watch Out for: December - The New Yorker

Books to Watch Out for: December - The New Yorker | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
Notes from the book closet on new and forthcoming titles that caught our eye.
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10 Dark and Twisty Books for 'Gone Girl' Fans

10 Dark and Twisty Books for 'Gone Girl' Fans | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
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15 Best Nonfiction Books of 2014

15 Best Nonfiction Books of 2014 | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
To sum up 2014 in nonfiction in the span of 15 titles is to merely put a toe into the endless sea of books published this year, and frankly, best-of lists are just subjective snapshots of what the ...
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What Kids Want to Read: An Infographic

What Kids Want to Read: An Infographic | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
For the forthcoming fifth edition of its 'Kids & Family Reading Report,' Scholastic undertook a national survey of children who weighed in on everything from reading habits at home to favored genres.
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10 Literary Holiday Gifts for 2014

10 Literary Holiday Gifts for 2014 | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
Thesauruses, usage guides, high-proof alcohol: there is no shortage of useful literary gifts for 2014, whether they're as expensive as the rarest book or as cheap as a pencil. With this in mind, we...
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50 Great Dark Books for the Dark Days of Winter

50 Great Dark Books for the Dark Days of Winter | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
We've reached the time of year when the days seem impossibly short and the nights never ending. Good if you're a vampire or like to go to sleep early, less exciting for the rest of us. So what is o...
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The Best Children’s Books and Picture-Books of 2014

The Best Children’s Books and Picture-Books of 2014 | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
Intelligent and imaginative tales of love, loneliness, loyalty, loss, friendship, and everything in between.

"I don’t write for childre
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7 Fairy Tales Adults Will Love

7 Fairy Tales Adults Will Love | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
The term "fairy tales" probably conjures images of childhood. But to give a brief history lesson, their origins were anything but childish. The Grimm's initial collection was dark and strange and more suited to Kafka readers than to the Mot...
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10 Mind-Altering Philosophy Books from 2014

10 Mind-Altering Philosophy Books from 2014 | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
Philosophy books often don't get their due. They're usually long, often badly written, frequently pompous and annoying, and sometimes even poorly edited. But 2014 has been a hallmark year for works...
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50 Books to Cure Heartbreak

50 Books to Cure Heartbreak | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
Heartbroken? Left alone? Depressed? And right before the holidays? Never fear, because this is no end-of-year list -- it’s a list to cure that broken heart of yours. Now, there are as many ways to ...
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The 10 Best YA Books of 2014

The 10 Best YA Books of 2014 | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
This best-of YA list features historical fiction and fantasy, topical novels and literacy fiction, proving YA has something for every reader.
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25 Great Books You Might Have Missed in 2014

25 Great Books You Might Have Missed in 2014 | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
The end of the year is approaching and you're looking for a little extra present: a stocking stuffer? A Secret Santa gift? Or perhaps you just want to read off the beaten track? Regardless of your ...
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The Best Novels of 2014

The Best Novels of 2014 | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
Let me open contentiously: I'm bored by the 2014 year-end lists in literature, especially from big print newspapers. The reason? There is a measure of comfort in books coverage that breaks faith wi...
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The Best Poetry Books of 2014

The Best Poetry Books of 2014 | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
If you fell asleep on poetry in 2014, you might not actually be asleep: you might be dead. Poetry this year not only proved itself the liveliest and healthiest genre of writing, it also showed itse...
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25 Genre Novels That Should be Classics

25 Genre Novels That Should be Classics | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
There’s been a lot of talk about genre in the air recently (well, really, when isn’t there?) -- what it means, whether it’s changed, whether it’s even useful or important anymore. But no matter wha...
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The 10 Best Books by Academic Publishers in 2014

The 10 Best Books by Academic Publishers in 2014 | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
2014 was a great year for books all around, but academic publishing in particular branched out, with quality works in philosophy, poetry, fiction, and history. This was, of course, the year of Pike...
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The 50 Best Independent Fiction and Poetry Books of 2014

The 50 Best Independent Fiction and Poetry Books of 2014 | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
2014 will go down as a landmark year in independent literature, chiefly because a few longstanding "trends" or "developments" are hardening into verifiable traits of fiction and poetry beyond Big P...
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50 Novels Featuring Famous Authors as Characters

50 Novels Featuring Famous Authors as Characters | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
With not one, but two novels featuring Jane Austen, one featuring the ghost of Dorothy Parker, and a third about Virginia Woolf and her sister hitting shelves soon, it seemed like a good time to su...
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10 Must-Read Books For November

10 Must-Read Books For November | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
Is it a drizzly November in your soul? Don't worry, we feel it, too. Thankfully, November is a pretty great month for books -- and especially, as it turns out, for books of essays. It's also the la...
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Claudia Rankine's 'Citizen' Should Win the National Book Award for Poetry

Claudia Rankine's 'Citizen' Should Win the National Book Award for Poetry | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
"I feel most colored when I am thrown against a sharp white background." —Zora Neale Hurston  The cover of Claudia Rankine's Citizen: An American Lyric throws the hood of a sweatshirt against a sha...
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