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We will continue to provide you with books that make you turn pages well past midnight, discover new worlds, and reunite with old friends. And we hope that you’ll continue to tell us how you’re doing, what you’re reading, and what books mean to you.

Disembodied heads at a convention center. Corpses strewn about a woodland area for a college. Bodies strapped into a Ford and hurled at a wall. Bodies blown up, crash-landed, nailed to crosses and turned into plastic. It sounds horrifying, but it might be the funniest book you read all year. Read more...
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When Jessica Mitford emigrated to the United States, she was startled to find funerals that cost a small fortune. Later, when she looked into the industry, she was outraged to see caskets marked up by an order of magnitude and slick (often false) sales pitches designed to take every last dollar of the bereaved. This was 1960. Thirty-five years later, she went back to find almost nothing had changed. Read more...
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Unabashedly Bookish features new articles every day from the Book Clubs staff, guest authors, and friends on hot topics in the world of books, language, writing, and publishing. From trends in the publishing business to updates on genre fiction fan communities, from fun lessons on grammar to reflections on literature in our personal lives, this blog is the best source for your daily dose of all things bookish.