What Is the Greatest British Novel Ever Written? Hint: The Author Is a Woman

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A BBC Culture poll of 82 international book critics named George Eliot’s Middlemarch as the greatest British novel ever written. Women writers performed especially well, making up nearly 40% of the top 100 books.

Solstice Stocking Stuffers | What We’re Reading

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This week our stockings are hung by the bookshelf with care—filled with memoirs, bookstore vacation reveries, Hollywood rebels, not-so-private parts, babies both evil and not, and more than one Rainbow!

Arts & Humanities Reviews | December 2013

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Reviews of My Life in Middlemarch, Pulp Fiction: The Complete Story of Quentin Tarantino’s Masterpiece, and Collision Low Crossers: A Year Inside the Turbulent World of NFL Football, plus a full list of Arts & Humanities titles from the December 2013 issue.