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MashReads Podcast: 'Exit West' is a stirring novel about the migrant crisis, with a fairytale twist

MashReads Podcast: 'Exit West' is a stirring novel about the migrant crisis, with a fairytale twist Author Mohsin Hamid has an observation about how people migrate today: "Human existence is an existence of transience.The novel follows two lovers, Nadia and Saeed, who live in a fictional city that succumbs to a militant civil war.

The Official Breath of the Wild Hardcover Collector's Guide Is Back Down to $24

The Official Breath of the Wild Hardcover Collector's Guide Is Back Down to $24 What better way to celebrate one of the greatest games ever than with a gorgeous, full-color hardcover game guide?The official collector’s edition guide for Breath of the Wild includes a map poster, a 16-page art section, and yes, even a guide for getting through the game.

This iOS app lets photographers earn cash from selling small photo books

This iOS app lets photographers earn cash from selling small photo books Photographers can now earn royalties from their work by selling photo books straight from their iPhones.From chefs to photographers, Booxie says the new royalty program allows visual artists to share their work in a 4.

20 stunning editions of classic books you'll want to add to your library

20 stunning editions of classic books you'll want to add to your library There are competitions and awards for book cover design.If you are unaware, Juniper Books specializes in taking some of your favorite books and wrapping them in exquisite book jackets, especially books sets.

'Things We Lost In The Fire,' our next MashReads book, explores the surreal ways history shapes the present

'Things We Lost In The Fire,' our next MashReads book, explores the surreal ways history shapes the present This theme rings loud and clear in Mariana Enriquez's debut story collection Things We Lost In The Fire.This month Mashable's social book club MashReads is reading Things We Lost In The Fire.

AWESOME BOOKS: RECOMMEND READING

AWESOME BOOKS: RECOMMEND READING This classic book on propaganda technique focuses on American, British, French, and German experience in World War I.The book sets forth a simple classification of various psychological materials used to produce certain specific results and proposes a general theory of strategy and tactics for the manipulation of these an introduction (coauthored by Jackson A.

MashReads Podcast: Why you should reread 'The Great Gatsby' as an adult

MashReads Podcast: Why you should reread 'The Great Gatsby' as an adult There are few books that capture the pursuit of — and utter disenchantment with — the American Dream as well as F.Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby.

Here's the Doctor Who/Mr. Men mashup you never knew you needed

Here's the Doctor Who/Mr. Men mashup you never knew you needed If you're a fan of Doctor Who or Mr.Yep: Adam Hargreaves (the son of Mr.

Bookshop has hilariously creative idea to bring books to life

Bookshop has hilariously creative idea to bring books to life If you are a book nerd, you will absolutely love this.An independent book store in France had a rather ingenious idea to literally bring books to life on Instagram.

The Women's March just won a PEN award for courage and freedom of speech

The Women's March just won a PEN award for courage and freedom of speech Bob Bland, co-chair of the Women's March on Washington, has a simple yet resounding message for Donald Trump: "The resistance is female and we're not going anywhere.Goodale Freedom of Expression Courage Award at the 2017 PEN Literary Gala.

This is the best Beatles book ever yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah

This is the best Beatles book ever yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah Pepper is the best album ever.)  Rather the author wades into the surprisingly long history of people eagerly debating the best album question, which actually started 50 years ago in early 1967 when the Beatles arrogantly set out to write the best album ever in the form of Pepper.

Obama's shade-throwing photographer just got a book deal 😏

Obama's shade-throwing photographer just got a book deal 😏 Bad news, Trump — looks like everyone's favorite political shade-thrower just snagged a book deal.On Wednesday, Little, Brown and Company announced that Obama's personal White House photographer, Pete Souza — best known for clapping back at President Trump via Instagram by posting nostalgic pictures of Obama's presidency with 🔥 captions — is releasing a book in November.

Anne Rice sinks her teeth into a Vampire Chronicles TV adaptation

Anne Rice sinks her teeth into a Vampire Chronicles TV adaptation Christopher Rice — Anne’s son and a best-selling author of A Density of Souls, The Snow Garden, and The Moonlit Earth — will write the series.Both mother and son will serve as executive producers, alongside David Kanter and Steve Golin of Anonymous Content.

Barbershop Books is using barbershops to inspire young black boys to read

Barbershop Books is using barbershops to inspire young black boys to read This year, the winner of the Innovations in Reading Prize is Barbershop Books, a community-based literacy program that creates child-friendly reading spaces in barbershops.The program was founded in 2013 by Alvin Irby, an author and former kindergarten and 1st grade teacher, as a way to help young black boys identify as readers.

6-year-old creates coloring book to teach kids about black Indigenous cultures

6-year-old creates coloring book to teach kids about black Indigenous cultures Along with her mother, Veronica Bey, Vanae created The Indigenous Adventures of Princess Vanae, a 20-page coloring book that educates children ages 5 through 13 about black Indigenous cultures around the globe.The coloring book features an illustrated version of Vanae as a princess, who travels the world to learn more about Indigenous cultures in Africa and the Americas.

Yes, 'The Circle' sucks. You should still read 'The Circle'

Yes, 'The Circle' sucks. You should still read 'The Circle' Nothing in The Circle (the book) is designed to hold up to a second of actual scrutiny.In Eggers' bleak mirror, the 21st century workplace is a machine for creating Attention Deficit Disorder.

J.K. Rowling shouldn't apologize for killing garbage human Severus Snape

J.K. Rowling shouldn't apologize for killing garbage human Severus Snape To quote a friend of mine, "I can't believe that it's the Year of our Lord 2017 and there are still people who defend Severus Snape.For the last few years of their lives, James was a loving, caring boyfriend and husband, and as someone who loved Lily, Snape should have valued her happiness.

Hillary Clinton just used 'The Handmaid's Tale' to make an important point about women

Hillary Clinton just used 'The Handmaid's Tale' to make an important point about women The timing of Hulu's dystopian show The Handmaid's Tale has been eerily relevant in today's world, so much so that even Hillary Clinton is creeped out.In the speech, Clinton used Atwood's story to highlight an important point about politicians working to cut Planned Parenthood funding and health care that provides access to birth control and abortions.

This Amazon Sale on Darth Vader Comics Is Impressive. Most Impressive.

This Amazon Sale on Darth Vader Comics Is Impressive. Most Impressive. If The Hallway Scene rekindled your Darth Vader love affair, all four volumes of his new comic series are on sale on Kindle today.The first three volumes will only set you back $5 each, while the fourth is marked down to $10.