Terry Eagleton: A Late-Life Return to Religion

Terry Eagleton is a bookseller's nightmare. "They simply don't know where to put me," he says. With good reason: the pre-eminent cultural critic and distinguished professor has written on cultural theory, politics, and history, as well as a memoir and a novel. In recent years, his attention has returned to religion. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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Elena Ferrante Returns With ‘The Lying Life of Adults’

In her first novel in five years, the author of “My Brilliant Friend” revisits old themes. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Elena Ferrante returns with ‘The Lying Life of Adults,’ and fans of the Neopolitan novels will be thrilled

As in “My Brilliant Friend,” Ferrante’s new novel follows a girl who measures her worth against another complicated character. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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February Religion Bestsellers: ‘Dangerous Prayers’ Takes #2, Rachel Hauck Returns

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June Religion Bestsellers: The Enneagram Cracks Top 3; Wanda Brunstetter Returns

‘The Road Back to You,’ a guide to the ancient Christian personality typology, takes #3 in Religion Nonfiction; Wanda Brunstetter tops in Religion Fiction with her latest Amish romance, ‘The Brides of the Big Valley.’ Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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April Religion Bestsellers: T.D. Jakes ‘Crushes’ #2, The Baxters Return

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‘Duck Dynasty’ star Phil Robertson's call to action in ‘The Theft of America’s Soul' debuts at #3 in Religion Nonfiction, while Colleen Coble's latest romance broke into the top five in Religion Fiction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Best Life Magazine Finds a Second Life as a Digital Brand

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