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 Literature & Fiction of 2018

They say reading good fiction can increase your empathy, and there has been plenty on offer this year...

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Celebrity Picks: Gwyneth Paltrow's Favorite Reads of 2018

The Oscar winner, singer, businesswoman and bestselling author shares the books that have inspired her the most this year.

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Celebrity Picks: Michael Connelly's Favorite Reads of 2018

The author of the popular Harry Bosch series shares the books that have inspired him the most this year.

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

A portrait of a country in the throes of an identity crisis, and a novel by one of China's most provocative writers...

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Celebrity Picks: Sally Field's Favorite Reads of 2018

The American icon shares the books that have inspired her the most this year.

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Weekend Reading

This edition reveals that we're in a New York state of mind, and one of us dips into a self-help book that has dominated the Charts Most-Sold list in 2018.

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

A magical historical novel that is an ode to stories and storytelling, another that is set at the (in)famous Dakota building in NYC, and the story of an already fractured family pushed to their limits. 

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The Best Books of the Month: Literature & Fiction

The latest from Liane Moriarty and Stephen King, a novel that speaks to the payoffs--and pitfalls--of speaking truth to power, and more.

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Why I Can’t Tell my Grandma the Title of My Book

Oyinkan Braithwaite talks about a unique dilemma regarding her darkly comic debut, My Sister, the Serial Killer.

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Why We Can’t Help but Love the Characters We Wish We Hated

The author of Evergreen Tidings from the Baumgartners explains our unique affection for characters who "leave a trail of chaos wherever they go."

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The Best Books of 2018: 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. Here's our interview with Westover, originally published on February 20, 2018.

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Amazon's Best Books of November

A fantastical and frightening work of speculative fiction, a taut and timely story from Stephen King, a raucous ride through Beastie Boys history, and more.

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Announcing the Best Books of 2018

We reveal our favorites in over twelve categories from biographies, to literary fiction, to romance and sci-fi (and everything in between).

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Finish 2018 In Style with these Strong Short Reads

Five recent favorites that’ll dominate your attention but not your time...

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

A gritty novel about the brutal battle to win the West, the latest by Big Little Lies author Liane Moriarty, a book that explores the gap between achievement and success, and more.

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