This month: An outstanding debut collection of unusual and original essays; an exploration of courage and curiosity from bestselling author Brené Brown; a deep-dive into the disaster that ended the era of supersonic air travel; and two books about books, including the latest from The Orchid Thief author Susan Orlean.Read more
The Amazon Books Editors' selections for the best new biographies and memoirs of October include an informative look into the life and work of Frederick Douglass, an emotional (and uplifting?) story of a family that will "destroy each other... destroy themselves," and The Greatest Love Story Ever Told, as told by two people who absolutely believe it.Read more
Ransom Riggs' highly anticipated new novel in the Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children series publishes on October 2nd. You can read the prologue and an excerpt from the first chapter here.
It's September, and the reading is getting serious. This month, the Amazon Editors' selections for the best biographies and memoirs include the latest from a top-notch nature writer, an impressive debut from the daughter of one of our most successful and driven innovators; and the latest from Ben Macintyre, a master of the true spy tale.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
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