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Steve Jobs & 6 Other Must-Read Biographies

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Quote of the Day: Albert Camus Had an Optimistic Side

Quote of the Day: Albert Camus Had an Optimistic Side | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
"In the depths of winter I finally learned there was in me an invincible summer." --Albert Camus, French author, journalist and philosopher...
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Favorite Quotes From Elizabeth Gilbert’s TED Talk on Re-defining Creativity

Elizabeth Gilbert -- author of the "freakishly" successful Eat, Pray, Love (I loved it!), Committed, and several other books -- delivered a TED talk in 2009 about re-thinking creativity such that ...
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Zone One

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Zombies eat human flesh, shamble, are bad conversationalists, and need to be shot through the head. Zombie epics usually end in a dismemberment frenzy or hard-won communal recovery. These things we know.
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Julian Barnes Wins Man Booker Prize for Fiction - GalleyCat

Julian Barnes Wins Man Booker Prize for Fiction - GalleyCat | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
Julian Barnes Wins Man Booker Prize for Fiction...
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'Why Read Moby-Dick?': A Passionate Defense Of The 'American Bible' : NPR

Moby-Dick is a difficult book to read. But the author of a new book about the Melville classic says it's worth it to make the effort.
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Eureka! 1,000-Year-Old Text by Archimedes Finally on Display

Eureka! 1,000-Year-Old Text by Archimedes Finally on Display | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
After more than a decade of restoration and study, the public is getting a glimpse at the oldest surviving copy of works by an ancient Greek mathematical genius at the Walters Art Museum.
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A Disappointed Author, A Misheard Word, And A Mess At The National Book Awards : NPR

A Disappointed Author, A Misheard Word, And A Mess At The National Book Awards : NPR | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
A terrible mistake in naming finalists for the National Book Award for Young People's Literature has put an author in an absolutely awful spot.
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Dear Book Lover: Skimming vs. Reading

Dear Book Lover: Skimming vs. Reading | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
Is skimming the best way to absorb a book? Cynthia Crossen on reading fast and slow.
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The Hunger Games is Fast-Paced Sci-Fi

The Hunger Games is Fast-Paced Sci-Fi | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
If a certain book, like The Hunger Games, is getting a lot of buzz, I am often compelled to check it out. I'm like a sheep that way. :) Suzanne Collins' The Hunger Games is a fast-paced science-f...
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Flavorwire » 10 Best-Selling Books That Were Originally Rejected

Flavorwire » 10 Best-Selling Books That Were Originally Rejected | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
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Flavorwire » 10 New Must-Reads for October

Flavorwire » 10 New Must-Reads for October | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
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Shadow of the Wind Is Breathtaking

Shadow of the Wind Is Breathtaking | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
 

Dark, gothic Barcelona. A cemetery -- for books. Disfigured villians. Ingenue. First love. Magic.

You will find all that and so much more in Carlos Ruiz Zafón's Shadow of the Wind....
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Dear Book Lover: Stories About Poverty

Dear Book Lover: Stories About Poverty | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
Cynthia Crossen recommends books that tackle hollow bellies, homelessness and the impoverished.
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Official Biography Reveals Steve Jobs Told Obama 2nd-Term Presidency in Jeopardy

Official Biography Reveals Steve Jobs Told Obama 2nd-Term Presidency in Jeopardy | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
Before his death on October 5, 2011, Steve Jobs had been working with a biographer he authorized to pen the story of his life. Writer Walter Isaacson, who has written books about Albert Einstein an...
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The Art of Racing in the Rain is an Endearing Tail

The Art of Racing in the Rain is an Endearing Tail | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
Garth Stein's The Art of Racing in the Rain is an endearing tail about a dog, his owner, and staying resilient when life gets tough. This dog story is unique in that it's told from the perspective...
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Book review: 'Elizabeth and Hazel'

Book review: 'Elizabeth and Hazel' | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
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Lev Grossman Reviews Claire Tomalin's New Charles Dickens Biography | Entertainment | TIME.com

Lev Grossman Reviews Claire Tomalin's New Charles Dickens Biography | Entertainment | TIME.com | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
In her new biography of the great Victorian writer, Claire Tomalin sees both a genius and a jerk...
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10 Novels About Dystopian Society

10 Novels About Dystopian Society | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
Fiction featuring repressed and controlled societies -- "dystopias" -- has been around since the nineteenth century. These imagined worlds (or, somewhat realistic worlds, as some might argue) are t...
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Hunger Games Movie Trailer

Even though I didn't love The Hunger Games as much as most people did, I still enjoyed reading the novel and intend to read the two sequels. I am also very excited for the upcoming movie. Jennifer ...
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Strange Day Jobs of Authors Before They Were Famous « Flavorwire

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Beautiful Inez is Sad and Sexy

Beautiful Inez is Sad and Sexy | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
Bart Schneider's Beautiful Inez in three words: haunting, sad, and erotic.

Set in 1960s San Francisco, Beautiful Inez is a languidly-paced novel about the titular Inez Roseman, a talented firs...
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Dr. Verghese of Cutting For Stone Has a Secret Office

Dr. Verghese of Cutting For Stone Has a Secret Office | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
I've already posted several articles about Abraham Verghese and his novel, Cutting For Stone. And I'm not the only one who can't stop talking about Dr. Verghese and his brilliant book. It's been on...
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Flavorwire » 10 Contemporary South Asian Writers You Should Know

Flavorwire » 10 Contemporary South Asian Writers You Should Know | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
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The 2011 National Book Award Finalists Announced « Flavorwire

The 2011 National Book Award Finalists Announced « Flavorwire | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
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