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

"A Desperate Attempt to Speak with the Past": Stefan Merrill Block on "Oliver Loving"

Why read fiction? In this guest post, the author of one of our Best of the Month picks for January, offers a very compelling reason... 

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Weekend Reading

In this edition, one of our favorite memoirs of last year, a classic you should revisit before it hits the big screen, a mystery reminiscent of Patricia Highsmith, and more.

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"We All Rose Up Together": The Organizers of the Women's March Commemorate Its One-Year Anniversary

Transparent creator Jill Soloway gets the inside story behind the largest political demonstration since the 1960s...

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

Includes a novel about a school shooting that will punch you in the heart, a collection of short stories from the late great Denis Johnson, and a magical memoir about magic.

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Weekend Reading

In this edition, two timely reads ripped from the headlines, a new novel from Man Booker winner Alan Hollinghurst, and some comic relief...

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

Our Spotlight Pick, a mystery set in Bombay, the scientific secrets of perfect timing, and more...

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

New year, new bevy of great books to read...

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Weekend Reading

In this edition, some recommendations for audiobook fans, a chilling treatise on a timely topic, and Christmas tales for any time of year...

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Celebrity Picks: Diana Gabaldon's Favorite Reads of 2017

The author of the uber-popular Outlander series reveals the books that resonated with her most this year...

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Celebrity Picks: Pierce Brown's Favorite Reads of 2017

The author of the uber-popular Red Rising series talks about the books that resonated with him most this year...

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Celebrity Picks: Denis Leary's Favorite Reads of 2017

The actor, author, singer and comedian reveals the books that resonated with him most this year...

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Best Books of the Year: Jane Harper on "The Dry"

Learn what inspired the writing of our favorite mystery and thriller of 2017...

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Weekend Reading

In this edition, surviving survivalism, something for Star Wars fans, and a budding literary trend...

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The Best Books of the Year: Robin Sloan on "Sourdough"

This quirky, endearing, and heartfelt novel is one even the gluten intolerant will love.

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Ken Follett "Enchants" Us With Another Book in the Kingsbridge Series

Despite the fact that this story begins in 1558, A Column of Fire addresses themes that are still very relevant today.

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