Unputdownable reads

According to Amazon Charts, readers sped through these books faster than others.

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Meet Our Newest Editor: You Can Call Her Al

A Q&A with the newest member of our Editorial Team, Al Woodworth.

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Winners of the Nobel Prize in Literature for 2018 and 2019

This year two authors were awarded this prestigious prize.

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National Book Award finalists announced

Here are the National Book Award finalists in Fiction and Poetry. 

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Weekend reading

Here's what we're reading this weekend.

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The poet behind the mask

Poet and Instagram sensation, Atticus, explains what inspired him to start writing, and why he covers his face...

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Take me out to the ballgame! Six baseball novels to read in the postseason

Here are a few novels to fuel your excitement for the last few weeks of baseball.

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Fall chills bring big thrills

10 mysteries and thrillers to look forward to this fall.

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National Book Foundation's 5 Under 35

The 2019 list of five debut writers who made their mark before turning 35.

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Cathleen Schine on "The Grammarians"

How a love of words informed the writing of this delightfully comic novel...

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Prime Reading page-turners

Edge-of-your-seat reads perfect for Prime members.

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

The first fiction from Between the World and Me author, Ta-Nehisi Coates; Ann Patchett returns with a story of two moneyed siblings whose lives are upended when their stepmother ousts them from the only home they’ve ever known; Alice Hoffman puts a supernatural spin on a WWII novel, and more.

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True Grit: A brief introduction to writing from the wrong side of the tracks

"Grit-Lit" is sweeping the nation. Do you have what it takes to read it?

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The Longlist: 2019 National Book Award for Fiction

Drumroll, please...and the 10 books of fiction longlisted for this year's award are...

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Snakes on a... book

This season's book cover design trend? Snakes. 

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