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We are sad to note the passing this week of Ben Bradlee, the revered and longtime editor of The Washington Post.  He was 93.  Under Bradlee's leadership, The Washington Post earned its reputation as one of the country's premier newspapers w...
It’s been a long time since I’ve read a book so good that I just did not want to put down. Ian McEwan’s newest novel, The Children Act, has everything I love in a book----great characters, exquisite writing and, a real plus -- words I had to look up!...
Like many of us, Lev Grossman grew up reading the Narnia Chronicles by C. S. Lewis and Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time. He’s also a big Dungeons and Dragons fan and continues to read Ursula LeGuin, Susanna Clark and, of course, J. K. Rowling. ...

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Ryan Adams (the album) carries all the classic hallmarks of Ryan Adams (the musician), tightly condensed into an essential collection of polished Americana.. -Magnet Click the album cover to borrow the album and listen (commercial free) right now wi...

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It's October -- the perfect time of year to revisit some of our favorite classic horror films.  You may want to keep your doors locked and the lights turned on while these films roll!   In 1976, not many A-list stars made horror films, bu...