Joanna Barsh: How I Learned to "Grow Wherever You Work"

Barsh offers "Straight Talk to Help With your Toughest Challenges" based on her research into the struggles faced by over 200 rising leaders.

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Sticky Fingers: Jann Wenner and the Birth of the Modern Celebrity

Rolling Stone founder Jann Wenner called Joe Hagan's biography of him "tawdry." He might be right, but that's not necessarily a bad thing. We talked to Hagan about Wenner, the magazine, and the industrialization of rock and roll.

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Rethinking Rural: The New Women Writers of the Countryside

Looking back at 2017, three authors stand out for incorporating extraordinary visions of the countryside with some of the best writing of the year. Call them the Rural Feminists? 

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Personalized Book Recommendations From Our Editors

Not sure what to read next, or what book to give a friend or relative at the holidays? The Amazon Book Editors are here to help.

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Best Books of the Year: Gabriel Tallent on His Debut, "My Absolute Darling"

 "Growing up, books that had high stakes meant the world to me."

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Ken Follett "Enchants" Us With Another Book in the Kingsbridge Series

Despite the fact that this story begins in 1558, A Column of Fire addresses themes that are still very relevant today.

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The Best Business & Leadership Books of 2017

Here's a selection of some of our favorite Business & Leadership books of 2017, along with a link to the full list. 

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Best Books of the Year: Science and Nature

A few of our selections for the best science and nature titles of 2017, including the thrilling tale of the first manned mission to the Moon, an examination of the brave new world of family engineering, and the dark secrets behind that drumstick on your plate.

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The Best Books of the Year: "This Is How It Always Is" by Laurie Frankel

This Is How It Always Is published back in January, but the power of Frankel's novel to stay fresh in your mind also gave it the power to secure a spot on our list of the Top 20 Best Books of 2017.

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The Best Romance Novels of 2017

From dukes to FBI agents, and from football coaches to librarians, we've got you covered in our list of the best romances of the year.

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

Includes our Spotlight and Debut Spotlight picks, new nonfiction from Ursula K. Le Guin, sci-fi from Nora Roberts, the latest from Jennifer Chiaverini, and more.

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Best Books of the Year: Humor & Entertainment

The Devil's music, evil northeastern beaches, and paperbacks from Hell, all in our best humor and entertainment of 2017. Also basketball.

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Best Books of the Year: "Priestdaddy" by Patricia Lockwood

Patricia Lockwood's "Priestdaddy"—her memoir of growing up in the midwest under the misguided parenting of that rarest of creatures: a married Catholic priest—seized hold of both our hearts and our funny bones and wouldn't let go, winning a spot among the Top 20 in our list of the best books of 2017. 

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Best Books of the Year: Biographies & Memoirs

An "astonishing graphic memoir," the bizarre story of an infamous cult leader, and the complex relationship between an acclaimed writer and his mother are a just a few of our selections for the best biographies of 2017.

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A Conversation with Celeste Ng, Author of Our Favorite Novel of the Year

Celeste Ng wrote our favorite novel of 2014, and she did it again this year. 

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