Outlander (series) | The Great American Read

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Outlander (series)

by Diana Gabaldon

One Hundred Years of Solitude | The Great American Read

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One Hundred Years of Solitude

by Gabriel García Márquez

The Notebook | The Great American Read

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The Notebook

by Nicholas Sparks

Moby Dick | The Great American Read

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Moby Dick

by Herman Melville

Mind Invaders | The Great American Read

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Mind Invaders

by Dave Hunt

Memoirs of a Geisha | The Great American Read

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Memoirs of a Geisha

by Arthur Golden

A literary sensation and runaway bestseller, this brilliant debut novel tells with seamless authenticity and exquisite lyricism the true confessions of one of Japan's most celebrated geisha.

The Martian | The Great American Read

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The Martian

by Andy Weir

Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars.

Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there.

The Lovely Bones | The Great American Read

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The Lovely Bones

by Alice Sebold

'Unforgotten' Season 2 Episode 3 Recap

Daniel Hautzinger
The prime suspects in the murder of David Walker seem to have watertight alibis despite the possibility of motives, but Cassie eventually has a breakthrough and an investigation of childhoods leads to an answer. Recap the finale of this season of Unforgotten.

Telling a Story of a Tree's Life Through Bonsai

Daniel Hautzinger
"Bonsai" literally translates to "planted in a container," but the Japanese art form is much more complicated than that. The Chicago Botanic Garden's bonsai curator explains how you train a tree, the goals and some basic tenets of bonsai, and shows some of his favorites.


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