An Illustrated Halloween Reading List | Wyatt’s World

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These modern classics of horror graphic novels and comics provide layers of chill-inducing menace with their gripping combinations of art, text, and layout. Here are five more suggestions for the Halloween season.

Reading in Translation | Wyatt’s World

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Different rhythms, fresh stories, and landscapes unfamiliar fill the pages of translated novels. Here are five of fall’s buzziest, or simply most startling, picks, offering a diversity of sounds, approaches, and characters.

Tiny Gems: Fall’s Short Stories | Wyatt’s World

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September and October are big months for short stories; here are five choices

A Taste of Zahav: A World of Israeli Cooking | RA Crossroads

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Zahav is destined to be stained with olive oil, dog-eared within a year, and become the source of the “secret family recipe” for hummus and beet salad.

Haunting Halloween Debuts | The Reader’s Shelf, October 1, 2015

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Looking for some new voices in horror to suggest to patrons this Halloween? Here are six satisfyingly scary recent debuts that showcase the vibrant state of today’s horror.

Judicious Reading: The Supreme Court Rules the Page | Wyatt’s World

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The U.S. Supreme Court Justices seem to be everywhere right now: from debate topics to late-night broadcasts. Here are five books on the court, its issues, and its role in American life.

The Long and Short of It: Short Stories by Novelists | The Reader’s Shelf, September 15, 2015

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Treat yourself to some economical yet substantial works by popular novelists. These shorts can be savored in less time than it takes to do a load of laundry or run to the grocery store.

Location Reading: Paris on the Page | Wyatt’s World

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Reading about a city, through novels, memoirs, cookbooks, and more, can fuel the dreams of armchair travelers and remind those lucky enough to have visited what they most enjoyed. Here are five books to transport readers to Paris.

TV Readers’ Advisory (RA) | Wyatt’s World

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The fall television season is about to begin, making it a perfect time to pair books with broadcasts. Here is a list for fans of Project Runway.

Music and Lyric | Wyatt’s World

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Autumn will see the publication of a horde of music books, from National Book Award winner Patti Smith’s next memoir to titles by or about Sara Bareilles, Billy Joel, Tom Petty, Sam Phillips, and Carly Simon. Here are five to get the music playing, each accompanied by playlist suggestions.