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Pecan Or Angel Slices From The Joy Of Cooking

Irma Rombauer, author of The Joy Of Cooking, was an accomplished home baker. Make her Pecan or Angel slices for your holiday cookie swap or your Christmas dessert table.

12/19/2013

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Kitchen Basics: Know Your Oven From The Joy Kitchen

Megan Scott, from Joy Of Cooking and the blog The Joy Kitchen, shares tips on how to know your oven.

12/19/2013

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Great Books for Kids this Holiday Season

From toddlers to teens, these books from Simon & Schuster have you covered for all of your gift-giving needs this year.

12/11/2013

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Holiday Book Gifts For Her

Our friends at Simon & Schuster put together an excellent list of book gifts for the lady in your life: from the hipster, aspiring home chef, fashion focused, or book club leader, everyone on your list will be thrilled to open a box with one of these great reads.

12/02/2013

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Holiday Book Gifts For Him

Horror fans, pop-culture aficionados, trivia champions, or those just in search of a little bit of inspiration will love any of these books. From Stephen King to Duck Dynastyto The Beatles, there’s something for every man in your life on this list from our friends at Simon & Schuster.

12/02/2013

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A Good Read — All Hallow’s Read

A couple of years ago, author Neil Gaiman was disappointed that there wasn’t a “holiday” for books, so he created All Hallow’s Read — a literary holiday celebrating spooky books.

10/29/2013

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Court Rejects Claims Against ‘Three Cups’ Author

A federal appeals court on Wednesday rejected claims that author and humanitarian Greg Mortenson committed fraud by lying in his best-selling book “Three Cups of Tea” to boost sales and donations to the charity he co-founded.

10/10/2013

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Not-So-Scary Picture Books for Halloween

Halloween is a night of mischief and laughs, tricks and treats, and disguises galore. Our sister company Simon & Schuster recommends reading these not-so-scary picture books with your kids in the coming weeks to give them a little fright and get them excited for the holiday.

10/07/2013

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Vegan Baking Recipes From The Skinny Bitch

Kim Barbouin, author of the Skinny Bitch series, shares her favorite vegan sweets recipes so you can bake up a storm.

09/25/2013

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US Book Festival Closes with $5M Gift for Future

The National Book Festival is closing with the announcement of a $5 million gift to continue the event for at least the next five years on the National Mall.

09/22/2013

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