Cranberry Waldorf Salad Inspired by Sam Sifton's 'Thanksgiving'
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This slender, charming books lays out all you need to know for your perfect Thanksgiving with maxiumum joy and minimum stress — and this non-traditional recipe is just the thing to liven up your table on turkey day.

Cranberry Waldorf Salad Inspired by Sam Sifton's 'Thanksgiving'

This slender, charming books lays out all you need to know for your perfect Thanksgiving with maxiumum joy and minimum stress — and this non-traditional recipe is just the thing to liven up your table on turkey day. {more}

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This is the Best Used Bookstore in Boston: The Brattle Book Shop

The Brattle Book Shop has been in business since 1825, and today, the unassuming three-story brick building is packed with more than 250,000 used books, maps, prints, postcards, and other paper collectibles. {more}

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Celebrate the Best and Worst of Thanksgiving with 'Home for the Holidays'

Thanksgiving should be so simple: Gather your favorite people, celebrate gratitude, eat an enormous feast, then waddle home. But in this charming short story, the real life holiday is a bit more complicated. {more}

First Lines, Magical Castles, Wartime Letters, Airport Secrets & More: Endnotes 15 November

Every Friday, we share our favorite reading- and travel-related links. This week, we've got the best first lines in literature, preserving wartime letters, fantastical castles, airport secrets, Lake Baikal & more. {more}

Spend a Spooky Thanksgiving in a Haunted Residence Hall with 'The Harrowing'

Sure, you could spend the weekend apple picking or wandering a pumpkin patch. But we offer an alternative: How about a spooky weekend in a (maybe haunted) college dorm with a Ouija board and a group of misfits?! {more}

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Twisty alleys, boisterous markets, trained monkeys, exotic spices, and world-class leather — Morocco feels both magical and mysterious. This fragrant recipe serves Moroccan intrigue at your table.

We're usually more interested in what's inside a book's covers, but volumes bound in Morocco leather are some of the most beautiful in the world. And it all starts at the Choara Tannery in Fez, Morocco.

Every Friday, we share the best reading- and travel-related links. This week, we've got the trailer for the new Christmas Carol, the meaning of zombies, foodie travel, bad vocab, mesmerizing architecture, and an Austen getaway.

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