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Browse the New & Noteworthy Collection on the Perkins first floor... It's just inside the main lobby, near The Perk.
Or search online by subject, author, date, and so on.
Use the GENRE facet to search for historical fiction, biography, poetry, mysteries, comics, and more.
Reviews and Discussion
Reviews, author interviews, book discussions, books by genre, and more
Find lists of recommendations for fiction and non-fiction books based on genres, award winners, etc.
The A.V. Club
An entertainment website published by The Onion. It includes interviews, reviews, features, and other entertainment-related articles.
"A showcase for rigorous and elegant writing" (the Village Voice). Founded in 1994, the print magazine is published five times a year and the website is updated daily.
A monthly book review publication. The tone is upbeat and literate, focusing on bestsellers as well as new discoveries. All of the content from the print edition is posted on BookPage.com each month.
The Book Report Network offers book reviews, features, in-depth author profiles and interviews, excerpts from new releases, contests and more every week.
Provides not only book recommendations and reviews but also features like blog posts and podcasts on all things related to books, giveaways, quizzes, and reading pathways.
Track the books you're reading, have read, and want to read, and get personalized book recommendations tailored to your literary tastes.
Literary Hub is an organizing principle in the service of literary culture, a single, trusted, daily source for all the news, ideas and richness of contemporary literary life.
A website about literature. It's also about music, philosophy, Internet culture, pacifism, visual art, world history, literary criticism, pop culture, politics, and bad television.
New York Review of Books
Described as “the premier literary-intellectual magazine in the English language” (Esquire), it includes essays and reviews of books and the arts, including music, theater, dance, and film.
A space for the readers and writers of the Urban Fiction genre. The mission of Urban Bookish is to bring exposure and attention to the Urban Fiction genre by connecting readers with some of their favorite authors.
Well-Read Black Girl
Our goal is to introduce a cohort of diverse writers to future generations – contemporary authors who are non-binary, queer, trans, and disabled. To address inequalities and improve communities through reading and reflecting on the works of Black women.
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eBooks & Audiobooks
Duke University Libraries and Ford Library at the Fuqua School of Business are pleased to partner with OverDrive to offer downloadable eBooks and audiobooks that patrons can enjoy on all major computers and devices, including iPhones®, iPads®, Nooks®, Android™ phones and tablets, and Kindles®.
This guide was updated and revised by Julia Glauberman in spring 2016.