Best literature and fiction of September

The first novel from the National Book Award–winning author of Between the World and Me; a spy thriller that dazzles with real-life literary intrigue; Salman Rushdie pays homage to Miguel de Cervantes, and more.

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Best young adult books of September

This month is loaded with binge-worthy young adult books (adult readers are loving them too)--here's a handful of our favorites.

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

The investigation that became a catalyst for the #MeToo movement; the chilling story of the man who oversaw the CIA’s secret drug and mind-control experiments of the '50s and ’60s.; and a fanciful debut about love and family (and a trusty dog named Bad)...

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The best nonfiction of September

Mike Isaac's Super Pumped — a riveting tale of ride-sharing pioneer Uber, packed with highs, lows, and bad behavior — leads our list of the best nonfiction of the month. But there's also something for everyone.

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The best biographies and memoirs of September

Clandestine experiments, high school hijinks, lessons in life and leadership, and more.

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"Quichotte" by Salman Rushdie: an excerpt

Check out the first chapter of Salman Rushdie's latest--and I think--one of his best.

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

The riveting story of the rise and fall of Uber; a novel by Salman Rushdie that pays homage to fellow satirist and cultural critic, Miguel de Cervantes; an intriguing tale of espionage involving the use of Doctor Zhivago as a weapon of war; and a delightfully comic novel about two sisters’ infatuation with language. 

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Sean Gandert on "American Saint"

The author of Lost in Arcadia on the power, and magic, of stories, and the family folklore that spurred the writing of his latest novel.   

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The best biographies and memoirs of August

From a life lived in the orbit of a loved (and loathed) burger joint to the submarine adventures of a preeminent cave diver, this month's collection has a little bit of everything. 

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Philippa Gregory on "Tidelands"

The bestselling author of The Other Boleyn Girl and other tales of Tudor-era intrigue untethers herself from a specific historical muse in a fascinating new family saga...

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The best history books of August

Histories come in all shapes and sizes, especially this month.

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"The Whisper Man": author Alex North on thrills, chills, and empathy

The author of a new psychological thriller with a knock-out ending talked to us about his characters and himself.

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

A book that challenges the reader to take tangible steps towards creating a more equitable society; a deliciously dark thriller; and an account of the astonishing levels of criminal activity happening on the high seas.

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The best mysteries & thrillers of August

If you're into psychological thrillers, August has got the books for you.

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The best nonfiction of August

Pirates, bootleggers, bloodsuckers and more in the best nonfiction of the month.

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