Al Woodworth
Al Woodworth
Al has spent more than ten years in the book industry, championing authors and their work — and can’t get enough of it. She made her publishing debut at the age of six, before self-publishing was a thing. She’s never without a book or four in her bag and is happiest reading literary fiction, especially sprawling stories that cross generations and countries. She lives in Brooklyn.

Recent posts by Al

Talking to Carly Simon about her friendship with Jackie O.

We talk to Carly Simon about what it was like to be friends with Jackie O, the music they listened to, her favorite memory and more.

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Weekend Reading

Here are some of the books that we'll be reading in the coming days.

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A conversation with the lovely Julie Andrews

Let's start at the very beginning, a very good place to start.

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Amazon First Reads for October

This month's selections include feel good rom-coms, domestic thrillers, haunting mysteries, and more.

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Take me out to the ballgame! Six baseball novels to read in the postseason

Here are a few novels to fuel your excitement for the last few weeks of baseball.

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National Book Foundation's 5 Under 35

The 2019 list of five debut writers who made their mark before turning 35.

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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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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 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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The 2019 Amazon Canada First Novel Award winner

Casey Plett wins the Amazon Canada First Novel award for Little Fish.

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Lists + Reviews

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Editors

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