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Monday, March 26, 2012

Love Isn't All You Need: 3 Relationship-Building Reads()  

March 26, 2012 Love is messy and complicated. But author and psychologist Harriet Lerner recommends three books that can help. They offer advice for keeping a relationship healthy, thoughtful and mature. Is there a book that has helped your relationship? Tell us about it in the comments.

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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Skirting The Job: 3 Secretaries With Novel Ideas()  

March 21, 2012 Author and secretary Lynn Peril knows that writing on the job is a time-honored tradition. She recommends three books that were written while the boss was looking the other way. Have you ever composed a novel at your day job? Tell us about it in the comments.

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Friday, March 16, 2012

Pioneers Of The Sky: 3 Books That Take Flight()  

March 16, 2012 In the golden age of flight, pilots reveled in the magic of lonely nights aloft and suffered the perils of stormy skies. Author Gregory Crouch recommends three books that describe these harrowing aero-adventures. Do you remember the first time you flew? Tell us your story in the comments.

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Monday, March 12, 2012

The Knives Come Out: Three Books About Betrayal()  

March 12, 2012 The Ides of March — that infamous day that saw the death of Julius Caesar — are nearly upon us. And to commemorate it, author Myla Goldberg recommends three tales of back-stabbing. Have a favorite story of disloyalty? Tell us in the comments.

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Tuesday, March 06, 2012

Try And Try Again: 3 Tales Of Spectacular Failure()  

March 6, 2012 Fold, founder, flop: That's what the protagonists of these three books do well. Author Lysley Tenorio recommends stories about men whose good intentions are undeniable, if not always admirable. Have a favorite story about failure? Tell us what it is in the comments below.

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Thursday, February 23, 2012

When Empires Fail: 3 Books That Predict The Crash()  

February 23, 2012 Have you ever had the feeling that you've overstepped your boundaries? Author Tim Wu has — or, at least, he's read about it. He recommends three books on the disastrous consequences it can have. Tell us about a time you should have known your limits in the comments section.

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Monday, February 20, 2012

Screen Time: 3 Books That Should Be Movies()  

February 20, 2012 Hollywood is forever going back to the well of literature for ideas. Author Tessa Harris says, if it's books Hollywood wants, there are still plenty of gems out there waiting to be discovered. She points to three books that should be movies — and you can recommend others in the comments section.

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Monday, February 13, 2012

3 Biting Books For Those Bitter On Valentine's Day()  

February 13, 2012 For some people, Feb. 14 is not all hearts and candy. Without a sweetheart, the holiday can be dreary. For those not in love this year, author Alex Gilvarry prescribes three books that will cure the worst of those Valentine's Day blues.

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Monday, January 23, 2012

Putting On Heirs: 3 Rich And Snooty Reads()  

January 23, 2012 The parties, mansions — ah, to be rich and famous. Author Emma Straub might not lead a life of luxury, but she recommends three books that give a glimpse into those who do.

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Thursday, January 19, 2012

3 Problem-Solving Reads For The Scientific Sleuth()  

January 19, 2012 Science has a way of getting inside our heads — especially when it comes to the powers of the mind. Author and neurologist Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa recommends three brilliant brain-teasing books.

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Monday, January 16, 2012

Rebel Memoirs: Three Confessions From The Edge()  

January 16, 2012 Reading about dysfunction can be dismal. But done well, memoirs can be more excellent than exhibitionist. Author Marion Winik recommends three edgy, honest, and provocative tell-alls.

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Monday, January 16, 2012

You're Only Human: 3 Books That Forgive Your Faults()  

January 16, 2012 January can be a hard time: It's cold, dark and you're still recovering from the holidays. If this month has you feeling a little down, author Kelly McGonigal has you covered. She recommends three books that will help you remember to let yourself off the hook.

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Monday, December 19, 2011

Hell-Raising Heroines: Three Ladies With Spitfire()  

December 19, 2011 Say farewell to prissy princesses. Author Heather Havrilesky recommends three page turners with plucky female protagonists. These satisfying sisters will lift your spirits and open your eyes.

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Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Fakin' It: Three Books On Masquerading Identities()  

December 13, 2011 Impostors can be scheming, even villainous, but their stories tempt us with an attractive possibility — the chance to wear a mask. Writer David Anthony suggests three tales about nefarious characters that let us indulge in our fascination with the art of manipulating outward appearances.

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Monday, November 21, 2011

Presidents And Pilgrims: 3 Boundary-Pushing Books()  

November 21, 2011 'Tis the season to be thankful — especially for those pioneering patriots, our nation's founders. Author David O. Stewart recommends three page-turners that tell the true story of early America.

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