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Maureen Corrigan's Best Books Of 2015: Short(ish) Books That Pack A Big Punch

This year, most of the best stories I read came in small-ish packages. Many books that were either big in size — like Garth Risk...

In Sophomore Year, Kirkus Prize Features An Eclectic Mix Of Finalists

And that's not to mention the picture books. Newly named MacArthur fellow Ta-Nehisi Coates — who is having himself quite a year — is on...

How We Deal With Loss In Different Ways In Two Beautifully Written Memoirs

If, as a memoirist, Abigail Thomas is the wry, resilient friend marked by tragedy, Helen Macdonald is something ... other. To read her memoir, H...