Staff Picks: Moscow, Misunderstandings, and Money Mark

Fyodor Alekseyev, View of Lubyanka, ca. 1800. I’d encourage all to check out the Moscow-focused second issue of the new quarterly Stranger’s Guide. Under the leadership of the Lapham’s alum Kira Brunner Don, the magazine travels to a different city or region with each installment. Rather than gawking and gushing in the travel-section mode, it

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Thick: And Other Essays by Tressie McMillan Cottom

A Thick: And Other Essays by Tressie McMillan Cottom January 8, 2018 · The New Press MemoirNonfiction This is the type of writing that gives me what I think of as “complete cellular-level stillness.” You know that feeling when you’re listening to, reading, or watching something completely extraordinary, and your entire body goes still? Maybe

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Caption That Cover: Tricks or Treats

Ready for another caption contest? Ren sent this cover and here are their comments:  It’s the most romantic embrace I’ve ever seen involving a man trying to stuff a woman down a drain feet first. I’ve also been trying to figure out if the heroine is topless and if the male cover model has a

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A Contemporary Set, Romantic Suspense, & More

The Last Wolf RECOMMENDED: The Last Wolf by Maria Vale is $1.99! This sale is good through the 22nd. I really enjoyed this book and its departure from the usual shifter mythology. Vale does a great job creating a sense of place. Be warned though, there is violence in the book and it is very descriptive. The

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El futuro no se lleva bien con los libros

Amazon presenta una nefasta selección basada en algoritmos. Los asistentes virtuales no sirven para vender libros. La tecnología mejora de un día para otro. Antes costaba averiguar si un libro estaba descatalogado y ahora una sencilla consulta web nos dice hasta en qué librería queremos comprarlo, eso si no queremos pasar por la sencillez de

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