The basketball great, thoughtful commentator, and author of Becoming Kareem and Writings on the Wall shares his list of books for understanding our country's tumultuous history with race.Read more
Today the NBCC announced its 30 finalists across six categories, "honoring outstanding writing and fostering a national conversation about reading."
On the heels of last week's announcements of the longlists for the National Book Awards, the National Book Foundation has revealed this year's 5 Under 35: Five writers under the age of 35 "whose work promises to leave a lasting impression on the literary landscape."Read more
The authors of The Twelve-Mile Straight (an Amazon Best Book of the Month) and The World of Tomorrow on their new books, the challenges of new projects, and filling a "house" with new characters.Read more
Here is the week in books.Read more