Literary Traveler Gift Guide: Great New Books for Everyone on Your List

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By Jessica Monk and Amanda Festa

“Be Your Own Story”: 8 Life Lessons from Literary Commencement Speeches

White Teeth

“The wicked lie, that the past is always tense”: The Genius of Zadie Smith


The Adaption Comes Full Circle: The True Story of Philomena’s Lost Child

World War Z

Methods of Adaptation: Is Bigger Always Better?

Love on the Road

Love on the Road: An Anthology of Love and (Wander)Lust


Frozen: A Heartwarming Reimagining of “The Snow Queen”

The Desolation of Smaug

The Desolation of Smaug: A Welcome Return to Middle-Earth

Saving Mr. Banks

Fact vs. Fiction: The Wonderful World of Saving Mr. Banks

The Book Thief

The Book Thief and the Power of Storytelling