The Longlist: 2019 National Book Award for Fiction

Drumroll, please...and the 10 books of fiction longlisted for this year's award are...

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Weekend Reading

I think there will be a lot of book swapping on Monday after these weekend reads...

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Snakes on a... book

This season's book cover design trend? Snakes. 

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The Longlist: 2019 National Book Award for Nonfiction

And then there were 10.

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The best mysteries and thrillers of September

September marks the official opening of blockbuster season.

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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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