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11 unforgettable books about fatherhood that totally get it right

In pop culture, fathers are too frequently portrayed as the bumbling parent who ruins things that moms then have to come fix. But being a dad is far more complicated (and beautiful, and terrifying, and everything else). For anyone tired of overly
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Revisionist Record Books: Examining track and field’s decade records suggested by Malcolm Gladwell

From: citiusmag.com Via: twitter.com RT @CitiusMag: Revisionist Record Books: Examining track and field’s decade records suggested by Malcolm
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This woman's 96-year-old mother-in-law reviewed every book she read in secret code

The Dewey decimal system is great, but there are systems of organization that are even better.  Twitter user Lauren Tarhis, for example, recently discovered that her 96-year-old mother-in-law, Stefanie Dreyfuss, recorded every single book she
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Kimmel asked passers-by to name any book, and it went spectacularly badly

Prompted by some recent stats from the Pew Research Center about how many books Americans read, Jimmy Kimmel decided to do some investigating. SEE ALSO: Celebrities reading texts from their moms is hilariously awkward According to the study, about
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Read an exclusive excerpt from Markus Zusak's new book 'Bridge of Clay'

13 years. That's how long Markus Zusak, author of the The Book Thief, has been on hiatus. But for readers eager to dive into a new novel from the acclaimed author, the wait is finally over — Zusak is finally making his return to
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11 books about moms that redefine how we talk about motherhood

Literature is not always kind to moms. Whether it's the trope of the "missing mom" or the frequency with which mothers are delegated to supporting roles in other protagonist's adventures, these important women in our lives have been sidelined and
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New kids' book teaches parents how to talk about racism, police shootings

Few subjects give parents pause like talking about racism.  For black families, the topic can be painful and often involves the upsetting task of explaining to children how they may be viewed differently by just about anyone — but
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Subscription Box of the Week: Bubbles and Books

If you've been feeling stressed lately, you've got plenty of company. A study by the American Psychological Association found that about 63 percent of U.S. adults reported experiencing stress, thanks to anything from the state of the nation's
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Library borrower finds single word cut out of book, librarians search for answers

Humans don't always treat books with the respect they deserve. Some of us are spine-benders, while others are page-folders. But, this one is something we've not seen before.  A library in Ayer, Massachusetts, posted that one of its borrowers

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