Weekend Reading

In this edition, one of our favorite memoirs of last year, a classic you should revisit before it hits the big screen, a mystery reminiscent of Patricia Highsmith, and more.

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New Year, New Books - 10 Books We're Looking Forward to Reading in Early 2018

Ten brand-new books that we're recommending to everyone—or that we can't wait to read in the next few months.

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"We All Rose Up Together": The Organizers of the Women's March Commemorate Its One-Year Anniversary

Transparent creator Jill Soloway gets the inside story behind the largest political demonstration since the 1960s...

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Weekend Reading

In this edition, two timely reads ripped from the headlines, a new novel from Man Booker winner Alan Hollinghurst, and some comic relief...

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When Book Covers Came of Age

Book covers were once simply protective wrappings, designed to be discarded. In the 1920s, that all changed. Have a look at some gorgeous examples from the art form's heyday, and read an except from The Illustrated Dust Jacket.

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Weekend Reading

In this edition, even after Thanksgiving there is still room for another piece of pie (maybe), something for the anti-Monopoly set, a thriller about a CIA analyst penned by a CIA analyst, and more.

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Djinn and Dark Secrets Make "The City of Brass" Our #1 Debut of November

S. A. Chakraborty tells us how the history and folklore of the Middle East inspired her electrifying new fantasy novel, "The City of Brass"--our editors' favorite debut book of November.

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The Lore of "Lore"

Aaron Mahnke tells us about how his popular podcast began, the recent jump of "Lore" to books and TV, and whether he believes in ghosts.

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Rupi Kaur Breaks New Ground with "The Sun and Her Flowers"

Rupi Kaur, a worldwide poet phenomenon, speaks with us about her brand-new poetry book, the sun and her flowers, and the other projects that get her creative juices flowing.

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Strange Books to Get You Ready for "Stranger Things 2"

Five books to whet your appetite for more bloodthirsty creatures, more evil, and more kids to the rescue.

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Ten Years after "The Name of the Wind," Patrick Rothfuss Talks about What Brings Him Joy

We talk with Patrick Rothfuss about the ten years since "The Name of the Wind," working with Lin-Manuel Miranda on getting the Kingkiller Chronicles to the screen, and Rothfuss's legendary bear sanctuary.

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A Brave Graphic Memoir Throws a Light on the Shadow of Mental Illness

Katie Green exposes the lingering hold of her mental illness and her stop-and-go progress toward recovery in a vividly honest debut graphic memoir that we picked as one of the ten best books of October.

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Best Books of the Month: Literature and Fiction

The latest from the likes of Jeffrey Eugenides, Roddy Doyle, and more...

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The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of October: Our Top 6 Picks

Two very different debut fantasy novels, a brilliant overturning of social hierarchy, monsters galore, an insidious fungus, and Ann Leckie's return to the universe of the Imperial Radch are among our top picks of the month of Octobe

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Which of the Four Tendencies are you? Take Gretchen Rubin's Quiz

The fundamental question is “How do you respond to expectations?"

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