Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of June: 5 Top Picks

Five of our favorite new science fiction and fantasy books of the month, including a new genre-busting novel that's winning comparisons to "Station Eleven."

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Native American Tradition and Modern Oakland Spark Conflict and Hope in "There There"

"There There" author Tommy Orange speaks with us about identity, Gertrude Stein, and the challenges of growing up as a Native American in urban Oakland, California.

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The Best Biographies and Memoirs of June

This month, our picks include an inspirational first-personal journey through the challenges of early-onset Alzheimer's Disease, the memoirs of one of our most celebrated (and controversial) journalists, the latest collection from master self-deprecator David Sedaris, and an ingenious biography of director David Lynch.

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Best Romances of June: 7 Top Picks

From house-flippers in the Hamptons to a Scotswoman who disguises herself as a man so she can train to become a surgeon, here are the best new romances of June.

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Best Books of the Month

The latest from beloved humorist David Sedaris, a enthralling history of heredity, and an autobiography of a "magnificent weirdo" also described as one of the most important directors of this era...

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Best Books of the Month: Literature and Fiction

The latest from Lauren Groff and Rachel Kusk, a literary thriller inspired by the Nabokov's marriage, and more. 

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Publish and Perish: Cosmologist Brian Keating on "Losing the Nobel Prize"

What's it like to think you were about to change the world and then find out you didn't? It might be good to know that you weren't the first. Keating reflects on other cases where expedience trumped peer-review—featuring one very famous astronomer—revealing both the consequences and limits of over-examination. 

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The Best Nonfiction Books of June

Our picks for the best true tales of the month, including: our complicated relationship with an apex predator; the not-so-inevitable fates written in your genes; and the brave new intersection of technology, data, and advertising.

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

An poignant debut from a new literary talent, sci-fi for fans of Station Eleven, the latest from National Book Award finalist Lauren Groff, and much more.

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Graphic Novel Friday: Best Comics of May

This May, we feature seven graphic novels involving the dark web, self-image, household pets-turned-sleuths, family secrets, and superhero dating.

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Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of May: 5 Top Picks

Murderbots, magicians, and vampire hunters—oh my! Learn why these books made our list of the best new SF and fantasy of May.

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Amazon's Best Books of May

The story of one of the biggest corporate frauds in recent history, Michael Pollan takes a trip, Robin Williams is remembered, and more...

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"Be Our Guest!" at Gray Malin's Hotel Circus Extravaganza

What do a lion, an elephant, and a monkey have to do with comfy beds, a turquoise swimming pool, and perhaps a game of croquet?  The answer lies in Palm Springs...

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The Best Biographies and Memoirs of May

What happens when you actually run away and join the circus? Find out in this month's picks, along with a monumental biography of a monumental actor/comedian, an ambivalent story about the ambivalence of parenting, and more.

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Amazon's Best Books of May: This Week's Releases

Includes the latest from the Booker Prize-winning author of The English Patient, and a collection of interconnected stories that starts with a highly unusual tale of star-crossed love...

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