Researching in Wild Country

Labyrinth of Ice author Buddy Levy on why, despite the dangers, he is compelled to "immerse [himself] in the landscapes and environs of the places that the historical figures [he's] chronicling explored."

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The best romances of 2019

Ten romances that sparked a whole lot of love in our editors' hearts.

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

The highly anticipated second book in the Legacy of Orisha series; the thrilling story of a perilous polar adventure; a chilling work of speculative fiction; and the fascinating story of the Congo river basin and lands west...

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Best books of 2019: Science fiction and fantasy

Our 10 favorite SF and fantasy reads of the year.

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Best books of 2019: Literature and fiction

We name the novels you need to read this year...

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The best books of 2019

Our picks for the year's most essential reads. 

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Amazon's best books of November

A poignant, laugh-out-loud tribute to the trials and treasures of being a parent; the highly-anticipated follow-up to André Aciman's Call Me By Your Name; and Jack Reacher gets himself into yet another jam...

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Best science fiction and fantasy of November

Mermaids, and Wookies, and vampires, oh my! See our top five SF and fantasy reads of November.

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

Today's releases include the highly anticipated new novel by the author of The Night Circus; Susannah Cahalan does a deep dive into an infamous 50-year-old experiment; Flea of The Red Hot Chili Peppers tells his origin story, and more.

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Kevin Wilson on spontaneous human combustion, parenting, and his new novel

"Nothing to See Here" follows a young woman who is tasked with the seemingly impossible: caring for children who spontaneously burst into flames. It's funny, big-hearted, and an absolute joy to read. We caught up with Kevin Wilson to talk about the inspiration for the novel, parenting, and the world we live in today.

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Recipe Road Test: Spicy Tomato-Marinated Feta from "Nothing Fancy"

A recipe from Alison Roman's fantastic new cookbook. Warning: you may become obsessed with this one.

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Jami Attenberg on "All This Could Be Yours"

"One of the greatest challenges of writing my seventh book was setting it in my recently adopted home of New Orleans."

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October's best cookbooks

Southern, Sichuan, Tex-Mex, and dishes inspired by film and television. Here's a look at our picks in cooking and food writing this month.

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The best mysteries & thrillers of October

October may offer the best line up of mysteries and thrillers that you'll see this year.

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Best literature and fiction of October

The first short story collection from Zadie Smith; auto-fiction from Ben Lerner; the latest from the author of Olive Kitteridge; and an unsettling, but powerful, family drama...

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