A conversation with Stephen Schwarzman, author of "What It Takes: Lessons in the Pursuit of Excellence"

Talking to the billionaire investor/philanthropist on the publication of his much-anticipated book. 

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Sound & fishin': Music and memoir with Dean Kuipers

With a moving, wilderness-tinged autobiography and a stunning retrospective of an iconic music magazine, it's been a busy year for Dean Kuipers.

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Christy Lefteri on "The Beekeeper of Aleppo"

Lefteri describes how volunteering at a UNICEF-supported refugee center in central Athens informed the writing of this profoundly moving novel. 

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The Longlist: 2019 National Book Award for Translated Literature

Here is the longlist for the 2019 National Book Award for Translated Literature.

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Amazon's best books of September: Today's releases

Jacqueline Woodson pens a poignant portrait of a Brooklyn family; Brian Allen Carr tells a tale that's drawing comparisons to The Catcher in the Rye; and Benjamin Moser mines the life of one of the 20th century's most formidable intellectuals.

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The Longlist: 2019 National Book Award for Young People's Literature

Here are this year's ten contenders for one of the most prestigious prizes in literature.

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Highly rated heartfelt fiction

Readers sing the praises of these five new novels that tug at the heartstrings.

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Weekend reading

What are the Amazon Books editors taking home this weekend? Let's just say we're an eclectic lot.

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Best science fiction and fantasy of September

Our favorite reads from a longer list of 14 fantastic fantasy and SF books hitting shelves in September.

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2019 is the year of food writing

Chef memoirs, culinary adventure, and revolution. A wealth of fantastic new food writing awaits.

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Best literature and fiction of September

The first novel from the National Book Award–winning author of Between the World and Me; a spy thriller that dazzles with real-life literary intrigue; Salman Rushdie pays homage to Miguel de Cervantes, and more.

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Reality bites: Addle your brain with five conspiracy-soaked novels

Are Templars hoarding the Holy Grail while broadcasting their secrets in coded messages on dollar bills? The answer might be in these books.

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Amazon First Reads for September

Discover the new books available in Amazon First Reads for September - from Patricia Cornwell's new novel to Stieg Larsson's quest to uncover the murderer of the Prime Minister of Sweden.

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Best young adult books of September

This month is loaded with binge-worthy young adult books (adult readers are loving them too)--here's a handful of our favorites.

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Celebrity picks: Stephen King’s favorite recent reads

We asked Stephen King what books he has read and loved lately. 

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