The Best Books of the Month: Literature & Fiction

The latest from Liane Moriarty and Stephen King, a novel that speaks to the payoffs--and pitfalls--of speaking truth to power, and more.

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Why I Can’t Tell my Grandma the Title of My Book

Oyinkan Braithwaite talks about a unique dilemma regarding her darkly comic debut, My Sister, the Serial Killer.

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The Best Biographies and Memoirs of 2018

The trouble with picking the best biographies of the year? Too many deserving books. We did our best.

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The Best Books of 2018: "Indianapolis"

Indianapolis is among our top 3 books of 2018. We spoke with the authors about why the survivors of the torpedoed ship revealed troubling moments that had never been spoken of before, and why it's important that the full story of the disaster has been finally told.

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The Best Books of the Year: Art & Photography

If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, how could anyone expect to put together a list of the "best" art and photography books? We gave it a shot, anyway.

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The Best History Books of 2018

One of my favorite lists we choose is the list for the Best History Books of the Year. 

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The Best Kids' Book of 2018: "The Season of Styx Malone"

The author of our editors' pick for our favorite children's book of 2018 talks about writing her middle grade novel, The Season of Styx Malone.

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The Best Books of 2018: Tara Westover on "Educated"

Tara Westover's Educated—a stirring chronicle of her path from a survivalist upbringing to Cambridge University—is our top pick for the best books of 2018. Here's our interview with Westover, originally published on February 20, 2018.

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Amazon's Best Books of November

A fantastical and frightening work of speculative fiction, a taut and timely story from Stephen King, a raucous ride through Beastie Boys history, and more.

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Best Books of the Month: Biographies & Memoirs

The Amazon Books Editors' selections for the best new biographies include: an amiable book by a widely respected, amiable rock star (who almost certainly wouldn't call himself a rock star); the life and tragic death of an iconoclastic war correspondent; a rowdy love letter from the Beastie Boys to their fans; and the struggles of an Antarctic adventurer following in the footsteps of that continent’s most famous explorer.

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Announcing the Best Books of 2018

We reveal our favorites in over twelve categories from biographies, to literary fiction, to romance and sci-fi (and everything in between).

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The Best History Books of November

Election day seems like a good time to talk about our best history books of the month. Here's are five of them, along with a link to the full list.

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Amazon's Best Books of November: Today's Releases

A gritty novel about the brutal battle to win the West, the latest by Big Little Lies author Liane Moriarty, a book that explores the gap between achievement and success, and more.

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Tana French on "The Witch Elm," Donna Tartt, and a Different Point of View

We talked to bestselling author Tana French about her new mystery, the book she considered a game changer, and what she's thinking about next. 

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Best Romances of October: 7 Top Picks

Seven excellent romances rose to the top of a very talented pile this month, with suspicious fires, dukes and magical shortbread, fights over first-class seats, and a shadowy cult making our heroes' and heroines' love lives delightfully difficult.

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