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The Stranger

The Stranger

by Harlan Coben

The Stranger appears out of nowhere, perhaps in a bar, or a parking lot, or at the grocery store. His identity is unknown. His motives are unclear. His information is undeniable. Then he whispers a... Read More

H is for Hawk

H is for Hawk

by Helen MacDonald

This is longlisted for the 2014 Samuel Johnson Prize. 'In real life, goshawks resemble sparrowhawks the way leopards resemble housecats. Bigger, yes. But bulkier, bloodier, deadlier, scarier, and... Read More

I Survived #11: I Survived the Great Chicago Fire, 1871

I Survived #11: I Survived the Great Chicago Fire, 1871

by Lauren Tarshis

Oscar Starling never wanted to come to Chicago. But then Oscar finds himself not just in the heart of the big city but in the middle of a terrible fire! No one knows exactly how it began, but one... Read More

E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial

E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

directed by Steven Spielberg
featuring Henry Thomas, Dee Wallace, Peter Coyote, Robert MacNaughton, Drew Barrymore, Debra Winger

Both a classic movie for kids and a remarkable portrait of childhood, E.T. is a sci-fi adventure that captures that strange moment in youth when the world is a place of mysterious possibilities (some... Read More

Red

Red (2012)

by Taylor Swift

Alone among her peers, Taylor Swift appears genuine. Which isn't to say she's without affectation or that she avoids artifice. She uses both when it suits her, as any real pop star would -- and if... Read More