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Headbangers: They're Just Like Us

1. Ask yourself, "Wouldn't it be nice to be an animal for a bit?"
2. Build a goat exoskeleton
3. Go live with the goats

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Celebrity Picks Test

1. Ask yourself, "Wouldn't it be nice to be an animal for a bit?"
2. Build a goat exoskeleton
3. Go live with the goats

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"Nature Connection Is a Contact Sport": Raising a Wild Child

1. Ask yourself, "Wouldn't it be nice to be an animal for a bit?"
2. Build a goat exoskeleton
3. Go live with the goats

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YA Book Club

For myself and the other editors over here in our cozy cave-office, we are always reading upcoming books but I've often thought it would be great if we had a book club of our own, where we could choose a title that came out a year ago or even longer if we wanted, and then connect with readers from cities large and small. And now we've got one...

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Guest Post: Two "Obscure Geniuses"--Alan Turing & Kurt Gödel

Yannick Grannec is the author of The Goddess of Small Victories, her debut novel about the life and marriage of one of the greatest mathematicians of the last century, Kurt Gödel. In this guest essay, she compares the lives...

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Our Literary New Year's Resolutions

'Tis the season when everyone is making (and already breaking) New Year's resolutions. But the editorial team has made some of a literary variety that we intend to keep. Have a book you've been meaning to read but keep putting it off for one reason or another? Here are the...

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Pharos Editions: The Art of Small-Batch Publishing

Who doesn't like finding treasure? Who doesn't like cool books? (Nobody here, hopefully.) Pharos Editions does. For just over two years, Pharos has dedicated themselves to "bringing to light out-of-print, lost or rare books of distinction." Their strategy is simple and unique: Reach out to an interesting writers for books...

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Graphic Novel Friday: Best of the Year

Our editors pushed up their ruby quartz glasses and debated a Top 20 list with the fierceness of Black Panther and the eloquence of Cypher. What follows below is a collection of New York Times bestsellers alongside blockbuster reads and indie darlings. Of course, no list can cover everything, so...

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A Boat, a Whale & A Walrus Walk Into a...Conversation with Renee Erickson

Renee Erickson has earned local and national accolades for her Seattle restaurants over the last couple of years and this fall penned her first cookbook which we promptly chose as a Best Cookbook of October and recently a Best Cookbook of 2014...

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Sara Says: All I Want for Christmas Is...

All I want for Christmas, as usual, is a big fat novel I can curl up with, all the better to get some quiet time amid the usual family hubbub. But even though I’m going to have to wait a bit to read one of the ones I’m most excited...

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The Wilderness Within: Author Diane Cook on "Man V. Nature"

Claire Cameron and I have something in common: we both like books about the struggle between humans and the natural world, especially when nature has the upper hand (see her list of "The Best Books About Getting Eaten" as proof)....

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