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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Q & A with Emily Winfield Martin

When artist Emily Winfield Martin launched her Etsy shop in 2005, she never imagined a career in illustrating children’s books. But encouraged by Random House editor Mallory Loehr, she...

Man Booker Prize 2017: Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders, review – ‘a...

So now we have it, his first novel. Is Lincoln in the Bardo some kind of sprawling, multithreaded, speculative future America? Not exactly. Instead he's taken a left turn...

Myanmar: Marketing a Massacre

Lauren DeCicca/Getty ImagesPropaganda depicting the alleged abuses of Buddhists by Muslims, displayed near the monastery of Ashin Wirathu, an anti Buddhist monk, Mandalay, Myanmar, May 31, 2017Two years ago,...

Fifteen Second-Grade Authors (shelftalker)

I love asking customers — especially kids — to guess how many books we have in our store. “One hundred?” the littlest ones ask, looking around at the full shelves....

Texas Book Festival 2017: Our Coverage

Check out all the goings-on at the Texas Book Festival, which will be held November 4-5 in Austin, TX. We interview festival authors, including headliner Dan Rather, Pulitzer-winner Jennifer...

Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: Trade Visitors Flat, but Overall Attendance Rises

After two straight years of modest gains in attendance in the professional segment of the Frankfurt Book Fair, the 2017 event was essentially flat, down just .02% from last...

Record Turnout for Energized MPIBA 2017 Trade Show

It’s taken time for the book industry to recover from the 2008 Great Recession, but at this year's Mountains Plains Independent Booksellers Association Fall Discovery Show, those struggles...

2017 Man Booker Prize shortlist: the best and worst lines

Best (Of Horn Hardart automat, “the most splendid eating spot in all of New York”): Not that the bland, inexpensive food there could be categorized as splendid, the bowls...

The Book of Dust: a refresher guide to Philip Pullman’s fantasy universe(s)

Pullman draws upon the Bible, and Milton’s Paradise Lost, but turns many traditional religious ideas on their head. God is revealed to be a decrepit, pitiful creature, who ceased...

Texas Book Festival 2017: Meat and Veggies

Gail SimmonsThe popular Top Chef judge had been contemplating a cookbook for several years, but it took a trip to Singapore during the filming of season seven to convince...

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