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James Frey's Reading List: 6 Books You Need This Winter

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    Even if one of your New Year's resolutions wasn't to read more, we think we could all benefit from less Bachelor-watching and more Bovary. PS, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo was a book first. Jersey Shore wasn't.

    To help you get your literature on during the long, dark winter nights, we turned to author James Frey for a winter-reading hit-list. Whether you're a fan of Frey or not, we think his six picks, which range from a tale of models-turned-terrorists to a kid's book you'll want to steal from your nephew, are the perfect (equally gripping) alternatives to, say, Emily Thorne's quest for vengeance. PPS: Us Weekly doesn't count as reading, either.
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