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 20+ years. She enjoys literary fiction, narrative-driven nonfiction, and a well-written menu.

Recent posts by Erin

Amazon's best books of February: Today's releases

A debut that's a cross between Etaf Rum's A Woman Is No Man and Tara Westover's Educated; a historical whodunit that blurs the line between the fantastical and the spectral; and a novel about a young, Viking-obsessed woman named Zelda, who is about to become the hero of her own legend...

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Weekend reading

A rousing read for women frustrated with the medical establishment not taking them seriously, a literary antidote to get us through the rainy season, an espionage thriller ala John le Carré, and more.

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Margaret Atwood on "The Testaments"

As we ease into 2020, a look back at our favorite book of 2019...

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5 novels we can't wait to read in spring 2020

Which of these fictions will be our favorite? 

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Amazon's best books of January: Today's releases

One of the most buzzed-about books of early 2020, William Gibson's highly anticipated sequel to The Peripheral, and a choice selection from our mystery/thriller category list...

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Announcing the National Book Critics Circle Award finalists

"Fostering a national conversation about reading, criticism, and literature since 1974."

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Amazon's best books of January

A timely memoir that serves as a cautionary tale, a perfect New Year-New You read, a page-turning psychological thriller, and more.

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Best literature and fiction of January

An emotional story of struggle and resilience; one of the most buzz-worthy books of early 2020; a complicated portrait of modern India; the latest from a literary legend, and more.  

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Amazon's best books of January: Today's releases

A Dennis Lehane-esqe thriller, Peggy Orenstein's follow-up to Girls & Sex, "the first great history book" of the decade, and more.

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Unforgettable Reads

Books we can't stop recommending. 

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Celebrity picks: Lindy West's favorite reads of 2019

"Are you kidding me, Herman??????" The author, performer, and culture writer for GQ sings the praises of Moby Dick, and more. 

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Top 5 dysfunctional families I’d invite home for the holidays

If you read Kristen Arnett’s wry and heartrending debut, Mostly Dead Things, the Morton family will top your list...

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Weekend reading

A few of the Amazon editors are looking forward to escaping into some great books during flights home to loved ones for the holidays, but they are not dipping into merry fare...

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Celebrity picks: Flea's favorite reads of 2019

As you can imagine, the bassist and co-founder of the Red Hot Chili Peppers has eclectic taste...

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Celebrity picks: Ryan Serhant's favorite reads of 2019

One of the stars of Bravo's Million Dollar Listing New York shares the books that have inspired him this year.

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