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

Weekend Reading

In this edition, why we push the limits, two very different food memoirs, natural history's golden age of color, and more.

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Best Books of the Month: Literature and Fiction

Our January selections are bittersweet, with a posthumous release from the late, great Denis Johnson, a novel that examines the after-effects of a school shooting, and one about a psychic renown for being able to foretell the day anyone will die (ok, I swear, there is some sweet in here, too)...

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Weekend Reading

In this edition, a book to help you cure your commitment issues, an action/adventure to moon over, and inspiration to spur another Ice Bucket Challenge...

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2018 PEN America Literary Awards Finalists

For the first time, the finalists for the PEN/ Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction are all women...

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"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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