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Dear Book Lover: Holiday Gift Ideas

Dear Book Lover: Holiday Gift Ideas | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
Giving books as holiday gifts can be a tricky issue. Cynthia Crossen offers her recommendations, including homemade box sets.
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Book aims to help kids cope with loss of a pet

Book aims to help kids cope with loss of a pet | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
Now there's Sammy, a mixed-breed hound who's the subject of another tear-jerker, a children's book, "Sammy in the Sky."...
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Books On Entrepreneurship

Books On Entrepreneurship | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
I love books. I love to read. I realize I've had a dry spell - I've hardly been reading books at all this fall.
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A Brilliant List of Science Books for People Who Want Their Minds Blown

A Brilliant List of Science Books for People Who Want Their Minds Blown | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
While everybody is getting stoned on turkey and starch this holiday season, you're hoping to join a secret collective of super-intelligent scientists who will invent faster-than-light travel and cure cancer.
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Connelly gets 'The Drop' on readers in new novel - CNN.com

Connelly gets 'The Drop' on readers in new novel - CNN.com | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
Michael Connelly's latest novel features his dogged LAPD detective, Harry Bosch. "The Drop" finds Bosch pursuing two mysteries simultaneously.
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“Shilo” [From the Unfinished Works of Sister Ohiyu]

[The story "Shilo" is from the unfinished works of Sister Ohiyu. Posted with permission. All rights reserved.]

Before I was twelve, I had many dreams. I dreamed about packs of gum, bugs I collec...
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Books for Movie Lovers: Jeffrey Eugenides’ ‘Middlesex’ | Film School Rejects

Books for Movie Lovers: Jeffrey Eugenides’ ‘Middlesex’ | Film School Rejects | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
It may come as a huge surprise to some of you that we here at Film School Rejects also like to (occasionally) put down our tablets and iPhones and Boysenberries...
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Dwight Garner’s Top 10 Nonfiction Books of 2011

Dwight Garner’s Top 10 Nonfiction Books of 2011 | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
A survey of Dwight Garner’s top 10 nonfiction books of the year.
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Favorite Passages Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar

The Bell Jar is a semi-autobiographical novel by Sylvia Plath, who killed herself in 1963. She was thirty-one years-old.

The novel is about a young woman's aspirations to become a highly-regard...
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10 Unreliable Narrators in Fiction

10 Unreliable Narrators in Fiction | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
Have you ever read a book in which you fully assumed the narrator was a reliable one? In other words, you take the narrator's account of events at face value only to discover that s/he has twisted ...
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Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman

Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
In these days of Occupy Wall Street, when it seems the long-suffering serfs of the Western world are finally rising against the corporate monarchy, it is either dislocating or highly serendipitous to be given the consummate biography of a woman wh...
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Samantha Chang’s Inheritance is a Mesmerizing Chinese Saga

Samantha Chang’s Inheritance is a Mesmerizing Chinese Saga | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
I was delighted to randomly discover this novel at the bookstore because the author, Sam Chang, was my very first college writing instructor. I remember the sweeping and graceful way she read aloud...
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Unpacking my library - FT.com

Unpacking my library - FT.com | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
Gary Shteyngart Author of: ‘Super Sad True Love Story’ Lives: Manhattan I’m big on sniffing books. The old Soviet ones really have this strong smell, reminding me, for some reason, of tomato soup in a cheap Soviet cafeteria.
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Holiday Gift Ideas: Five Books To Build Mental Wealth - Forbes

Holiday Gift Ideas: Five Books To Build Mental Wealth - Forbes | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
Books are great gifts, and not just because they're small and easy to wrap. Especially when you give a really good book, the kind that builds mental wealth, you're being both generous and selfish.
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Best non-fiction books of 2011 — Marginal Revolution

Best non-fiction books of 2011 — Marginal Revolution | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
I’ve already covered best economics books, best fiction, and the very best books.  General non-fiction remains missing.  It’s been a very good year, and these are the other non-fiction books which I really liked, a stronger list than the year...
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11/22/63

11/22/63 | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
Stephen King has something for everybody. For a highbrow critic like Harold Bloom, who condemned King "an immensely inadequate writer on a sentence-by-sentence, paragraph-by-paragraph, book-by-book basis," he offers a punching bag.
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The Best Love Stories

Cynthia Crossen recommends tales of love, from classic romances to modern takes on thwarted passion, including Tom McNeal's recent novel, To Be Sung Underwater, Pride and Prejudice, Anna Karenina, Dr.
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Dear Book Lover: Fiction that Reads Like Nonfiction

Dear Book Lover: Fiction that Reads Like Nonfiction | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
A reader asks for recommendations of books that are 'meaningful without being overly emotional or melodramatic.' Cynthia Crossen on the vanishing border between fact and fiction.
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A Ship Made of Paper Rides Through a Storm of Adultery and Racial Tension

A Ship Made of Paper Rides Through a Storm of Adultery and Racial Tension | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
To date, I've only read two novels by Scott Spencer, Endless Love and A Ship Made of Paper. Both books are so solid that I'm sufficiently convinced Spencer is one of the greatest writers alive.

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Dog Eared Books in San Francisco is an Emporium of Well-Loved, Used Books

Dog Eared Books in San Francisco is an Emporium of Well-Loved, Used Books | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
Dog Eared Books has been a favorite used bookstore of mine for years. It's got the perfect vibe of San Francisco intellect and eccentricity. The wall-to-wall shelves hold alphabetized books with sl...
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Patrick McGrath’s Asylum Examines the Haven and the Madness of Love

Patrick McGrath’s Asylum Examines the Haven and the Madness of Love | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
It’s hard to determine what kind of asylum the female protagonist in this novel seeks. Does she desire a safe haven or is it that she is drawn to the zeal of madness? The novel’s male narrator,...
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Currency Wars - FT.com

Currency Wars - FT.com | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
The currency wars are heating up. The US Senate has passed a bill to penalise countries that manipulate their exchange rates – a move aimed squarely at China.
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