2019 Whiting Award Winners

Congratulations to the recipients who are being recognized for "early accomplishment and the promise of great work to come."

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Weekend Reading

In this week's edition, the Bubonic plague, a brutal but beautiful debut about the bond between two brothers, two fantastical historical fictions, and a novel Louise Erdrich says "makes a compelling case for compassion over blame."

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National Book Critics Circle Award Winners

The National Book Critics Circle handed out awards for fiction, nonfiction, biography, autobiography, criticism, and poetry for outstanding books published in 2018.

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Best Books of March: Literature & Fiction

A nail-biting novel by Peter Heller, "the great Zambian novel you didn’t know you were waiting for," a madcap noir, and more. 

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The 10 Most Anticipated Novels out This Spring

Warm up with spring’s most essential reads, according to Amazon Charts pre-order data.

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10 Best Sellers in Prime Reading

Prime Reading offers more than 1,000 books and magazines for free download to Prime members. Discover 10 of the hottest books in Prime Reading now.

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Throwback Thursday

Today we look back at a magical year, a few big books of 1999.

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Etaf Rum on "A Woman Is No Man"

"After many years of being silenced and afraid, books are what helped me build the courage to speak up against...injustices and tell the stories of the women in my debut novel."

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2019 PEN America Literary Award Winners

These 9 winners of the PEN Literary Awards are dominated by fresh voices new to the literary landscape.

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Nickolas Butler on "Little Faith"

"Books are a reason to believe in magic"...

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Yangsze Choo Ensnares Readers with "The Night Tiger"

A 1930s murder mystery in Malaysia swirls around a houseboy, a dance hall girl, and a restless weretiger in Choo's newest historical novel.

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The Best Literature & Fiction of February

Many a tale of fractured families, but also a fascinating biographical novel that tells the story behind The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (and the famous film that followed).   

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Jasmine Guillory's Favorite Recent Reads

Jasmine Guillory's The Proposal was recently named a Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club pick. Guillory shares with us three of her favorite recent reads, from novels to nonfiction.

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A Q&A with Mesha Maren on "Sugar Run"

"Fiction isn’t for role model building, fiction is doing something much more complicated and deeper than that..."

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Big Books on the Small Screen

Five books we recommend both reading and watching...

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