The Second Coming of Harry Potter

In a locked, windowless, unmarked office in Scholastic’s Manhattan headquarters sits a manuscript that Barnes & Noble believes will be its biggest book of the year. It’s a script for “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” a play that opens in…
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The Uses of Literacy: Aspects of Working-Class Life (1957)

Lists such as this occasionally face difficult, even impossible, choices. In 1957, a 100-page monograph by a brilliant young American linguist, a book regularly nominated for an automatic place in contemporary “most influential” and “modern classic” selections, was published by…
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The 5 Best Money Books For Entrepreneurs

When it comes to books on business, marketing and management, entrepreneurs are overrun with choices. But when it comes to books on money, entrepreneurs are underserved. It’s not that money books don’t exist, it’s that they rarely look at money…
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