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In honor of the end of Parks & Recreation, Bustle created this amazing list of books Leslie Knope would read.


Parks and Recreation - Season 6

Over at The Millions authors talk about how they picked their final lines.

Some boozy book news. Book Riot pares books with beers and Paste wrote a drinker’s guide to Hunter S. Thompson’s work.

It’s been a while since we had a nice Flavorwire list, but this week they created a list of 20 female Harlem Renaissance writers you should know.

Hello Giggles created a cheat sheet for all the awesome women you will now find in comics.

2014’s oddest title of the year is pretty amazing again!

William Faulkner liked a drink or two or three. He liked drinking so much that the state department made guidelines on how to handle him during foreign trips. The guidelines are kind of amazing.

Last week an article by K.T. Bradford stirred up some trouble. She challenged her readers to read books written by non-cis male authors.  The article got somewhat extreme responses, so instead we share this thoughtful piece by Dallas Taylor about only reading female authors.


Bored to Death book club is set up by two sisters who love to read and have nothing better to do than to start a book club.

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