Part adventure, some history, and a little bit Studs Terkel, Northland—Porter Fox's exploration of 4,000 miles of the U.S./Canadian divide—is filled with encounters with people as diverse as the landscape. Here are some of his can't-miss destinations along "America's Forgotten Border."Read more
Deborah Harkness talks about her brand-new All Souls novel, Time's Convert, and the challenges that face a "modern" 18th-century vampire who is plunged into a medieval-minded patriarchy.Read more
Two decades ago now, Arthur A. Levine introduced American audiences to an unknown author named J.K. Rowling, and her first novel,
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. Earlier this year we went to his office in Manhattan and talked to him about it.
The author hoped the cover design would convey her memoir's "joy and lightness" as well as its "struggles and difficulties."Read more
An unusual adventure tale, two astute American history reads, and a memoir that demonstrates that the "hard work pays off" adage doesn’t always hold true....Read more
Reese Witherspoon's first book is a delightful hybrid of memoir, cookbook, and Southern lifestyle guide. We caught up with her via email to talk about recipes, tradition, and more.Read more
Science fiction and fantasy covers a vast range of territory and ideas, so it's no wonder that it also sparks a lot of awards. Here are the 2018 winners of more than a dozen different awards—including one novel that swept three of the most prestigious awards in the genre.
September marks the advent of the high season for publishing, a cavalcade of noteworthy and much-anticipated books hitting the shelves, as well as our reading lists. Here are 14 of our favorite true tales of the month, including the latest from Doris Kearns Goodwin, Jill Lepore, and Noah Yuval Harari.Read more