Erin Kodicek
Erin Kodicek
Before Erin was born, her mother worried that she’d be the only Kodicek to take pleasure in reading anything more substantial than a take-out menu. Erin has been happily hawking books for 15+ years. She enjoys literary fiction, narrative-driven nonfiction, and a well-written menu.

Recent posts by Erin

The Best Books of the Year So Far: Tara Westover on "Educated"

Tara Westover's  Educated—a stirring chronicle of her path from a survivalist upbringing to Cambridge University—is our top pick for the best books of 2018 so far. Here's our interview with Westover, originally published on February 20, 2018.

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The Amazon Editors' Best Books of 2018 So Far

Drum roll, please...

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Best Books of the Month

The latest from beloved humorist David Sedaris, a enthralling history of heredity, and an autobiography of a "magnificent weirdo" also described as one of the most important directors of this era...

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Best Books of the Month: Literature and Fiction

The latest from Lauren Groff and Rachel Kusk, a literary thriller inspired by the Nabokov's marriage, and more. 

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Amazon's Best Books of June: Today's Releases

An poignant debut from a new literary talent, sci-fi for fans of Station Eleven, the latest from National Book Award finalist Lauren Groff, and much more.

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All Families Are Unorthodox In Their Own Ways: Stephen McCauley on "My Ex-Life"

The author of The Object of My Affection returns with another wry look at an unusual domestic arrangement...

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Amazon's Best Books of May

The story of one of the biggest corporate frauds in recent history, Michael Pollan takes a trip, Robin Williams is remembered, and more...

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The Healing Power of Animals

Lorin Lindner, author of Birds of a Feather, on wounded birds helping wounded warriors...

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The Hazards of Losing Your Head

Ever wanted to join the circus? Tessa Fontaine, the author of The Electric Woman, on an unexpected occupational hazard...

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Weekend Reading

Inspiration for kicking your couch potato status (and a novel that does just the opposite), plus a book that John le Carré said every aspiring journalist should read.

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Amazon's Best Books of May: This Week's Releases

Includes the latest from the Booker Prize-winning author of The English Patient, and a collection of interconnected stories that starts with a highly unusual tale of star-crossed love...

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Amazon's Best Books of May: Today's Releases

A memoir for anyone who has ever wanted to join the circus (or not), Paula McLain highlights another Hemingway wife, and the latest literary offering from David Duchovny (yes, that guy from The X-Files)...

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Sloane Crosley on "Look Alive Out There"

The ever clever and delightfully cheeky author discusses having her cake and eating it too, cheating death, and finding the funny where you think there would be none...

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Happy World Book Day!

Celebrate the authors, illustrators and books that have added magic to, and enriched your life...

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Best Books of the Month: Literature and Fiction

A popular crime fiction writer switches gears, a moving family epic, and a timely tale despite its turn-of-the-twentieth-century Vienna setting...

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