Tracy Chevalier’s Retelling of Othello

Bestselling author Tracy Chevalier tackles one of the most famous authors of all time, William Shakespeare. Chevalier’s New Boy is a captivating and explosive interpretation and modernization of William Shakespeare’s Othello. Read more

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Woman No. 17 by Edan Lepucki
Edan Lepucki Returns with Woman No. 17

When Edan Lepucki hit the literary scene with her debut novel, California, in summer 2014, she was fortunate enough to be featured on Stephen Colbert’s show. The feature catapulted her novel to the third slot on the New York Times bestseller list on the week it went on sale. Her interview happened to fall in the middle of a feud between Amazon and her then-publisher, Hachette. In the conversation, Colbert encouraged his viewers to buy California from Powell’s Books, in an effort to prove that a smaller retailer could compete against Amazon and help an author debut as a bestseller. In doing so, Colbert turned a literary debut into a unicorn.

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mother's day listening
7 Audiobooks to Gift Your Mom

If you’re stumped on what to get your mom for Mother’s Day, you’re in luck! One of these seven audiobooks is sure to be the perfect gift. Read more

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Self Care Headphones
Better Together: Book Club Picks for Self-Improvement

Sticking to personal goals can be hard even when you’re motivated to achieve them. So why not make it a little easier for yourself by recruiting other people with similar goals to join you? Since we’re still just beginning 2017, why not suggest to your book club that your next pick be a self-care title that will encourage everyone to accomplish a personal goal? Read more

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book adaptations
Nine Book Adaptations to Listen to Before Seeing Them On Screen in 2017

Seeing book adaptations on screen (whether film or television) is always fun to do when you’ve read the book. It’s also a great way to introduce the book to a wider audience. Take a look at nine upcoming adaptations that you should listen to before seeing them on screen. Read more

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