City of Glass: Chris Stein on "Point of View"

Blondie's guitarist and co-founder talks to us about his new collection of photographs chronicling New York's influential music scene and the city's ever changing personality.

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Hear All About It: Introducing the Amazon Book Review Podcast

The only thing we like better than writing about books is talking about books. So we launched a podcast.

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World Fantasy Award Winners Are Announced

This weekend, the World Fantasy Award winners were announced...and two novels tied for first place. Read on to see the nominated works and the winners.

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Catch Up on Five Popular Prime Reading Page-Turners

Whether you've already read these books or always planned to, now's the time to take advantage of Prime Reading and cozy up with these great reads.

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Weekend Reading

An optimistic look at women and aging (yup, I wrote that right), growing pains for Cuba, Korean crime fiction, and more.

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"I Am Antarctica": A Tale of Obsession, Endurance, and "The White Darkness"

We talk to author David Grann about adventurer and Ernest Shackleton-acolyte Henry Worsley, and his a fascinating account of struggle and determination against the grimmest of odds.

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Tana French on "The Witch Elm," Donna Tartt, and a Different Point of View

We talked to bestselling author Tana French about her new mystery, the book she considered a game changer, and what she's thinking about next. 

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Celebrating 200 Years of "Frankenstein"

What better time than Halloween to look at some of the new books commemorating Mary Shelley's literary classic, Frankenstein

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Light Reads in Dark Times

Need a palate cleanser for these politically charged times? Here are some funny, moving, and warmhearted reads that will hopefully hit the spot. 

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A Long List of Political Books, Left, Right, and Otherwise

A list of political books for this most political of seasons.

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These Books Are Your Total BFFs

Re-enroll at Sweet Valley High, catch up with The Baby-Sitters Club, and move back to Fear Street with Gabrielle Moss's Paperback Crush: The Totally Radical History of '80s and '90s Teen Fiction.

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Jill Lepore on "These Truths"

A video interview with Jill Lepore, author of the new best-selling, single volume history of the United States.

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Martha Wells and Her Award-Winning Murderbot Diaries Series

All Systems Red, the first novella in Martha Wells's Murderbot Diaries series, swept the Nebula, Locus, and Hugo Awards. Upon the release of the fourth and final novella, Exit Strategy, we spoke with Wells about her complex cyborg protagonist, what she's been reading and loving (lots!), and what, if anything, is next for Murderbot.

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Weekend Reading

This weekend we're looking forward to some inspiration, some history, and a fictional trip across the United States on a Greyhound bus. 

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How "The Dream Daughter" Propelled Diane Chamberlain into a Leap into the Unknown

Diane Chamberlain took a leap of faith that her readers would follow her when she incorporated a surprising element of time travel in "The Dream Daughter." With a current customer rating of 4.6 stars for her new novel, Chamberlain's gamble has paid off. Discover what inspired her bold decision.

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