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Read an Excerpt From 'The Buddhist on Death Row'

David Sheff's moving new book describes a convicted man's transformation


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4 Uplifting New Books

Patricia Heaton, Al Roker, Bruce Feiler, Marlo Thomas and Phil Donahue offer wisdom and inspiration

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5 Best-Selling Memoirs

Escape with these smart and funny books by Tina Fey, Trevor Noah and other witty writers

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Oliver Stone's New Memoir

The director gets personal about his parents, the Vietnam War and more in 'Chasing the Light'

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4 Inspiring Nonfiction Books

Remarkable lives, acts of kindness and other uplifting reads

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2020 Summer Books

Crime, history, whimsy, romance — there's something for every reader

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Excerpt from Patricia Heaton's 'Your Second Act'

In this tale of reinvention, a stay-at-home mom becomes a pie-making mogul

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Read a Portion of Michael Connelly's 'Fair Warning'

Jack McEvoy hunts a serial killer in the author's gripping new thriller

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'Big Friendship,' New Book on the Power of Pals

Two BFFs explore the rewards and challenges of forging deep, lasting bonds

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Brit Bennett's Bestseller ‘The Vanishing Half’

Read the first chapter of this must-read new novel about racism

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New Novel Based on Amelia Earhart Romance

'Her Last Flight' by bestselling Beatriz Williams will sweep you away to 1940's Hawaii and beyond

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Read an Excerpt From Terry McMillan’s New Novel

You’ll fall in love with this warm, funny story by the ‘Waiting to Exhale’ author


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6 Relaxing Podcasts

Soothing sounds, mellow voices and more can transport you to dreamland

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Riveting True Crime Podcasts

These five killer shows with top-notch storytelling will get your heart pumping

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5 Food and Cooking Podcasts

Tune in to culinary storytelling that will inspire and transport you

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9 Chilling Thrillers

Add some shivers to your staycation reading list with these suspenseful new novels

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Alex Trebek's New Memoir

In 'The Answer Is…' the 'Jeopardy!' host opens up about his life, love, career and cancer

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9 Online Book Clubs

Find wonderful reads, insightful discussions and more — from a distance

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