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
Sadie is a suspenseful novel of murder, revenge and disappearance told through dual narratives, one of them the transcripts of a podcast. We asked the author about her favorite podcasts and stories of true crime.
Six of our favorite new science fiction and fantasy books range from mecha battles in the United States of Japan to an epic conclusion to a bestselling urban fantasy series.Read more
Yuval Noah Harari's 21 Lessons for the 21st Century addresses urgent, shape-shifting topics that will impact our present and near future—in other words, everything you're not supposed to talk about at Thanksgiving. Here are brief descriptions for five of his theses, and they're not reassuring.Read more
A provocative memoir by the daughter of Steve Jobs, a love story that takes place in a very unlikely place, Gary Shteyngart takes a playful poke at the 0.1 percent, and more.Read more
We talked to the author of our spotlight pick for the Best Books of August about her timely and important new book.Read more
Kate Alice Marshall's novel is one of my favorites this summer; a gritty wilderness story of survival and revenge that kept me on the edge of my seat all the way through. Marshall shares her thoughts on what makes a character survive.
Before the fall behemoths hit the shelves, enjoy these lesser known—though no less rewarding—stories of underdog airplane racers, an unheralded Founding Father, an unlikely fight doctor, and more. And did you know your favorite gelatinous dessert came with a curse? Read on.Read more