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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The Longlist: 2019 National Book Award for Translated Literature

Here is the longlist for the 2019 National Book Award for Translated Literature.

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Highly rated heartfelt fiction

Readers sing the praises of these five new novels that tug at the heartstrings.

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Best literature and fiction of September

The first novel from the National Book Award–winning author of Between the World and Me; a spy thriller that dazzles with real-life literary intrigue; Salman Rushdie pays homage to Miguel de Cervantes, and more.

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Reality bites: Addle your brain with five conspiracy-soaked novels

Are Templars hoarding the Holy Grail while broadcasting their secrets in coded messages on dollar bills? The answer might be in these books.

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Amazon First Reads for September

Discover the new books available in Amazon First Reads for September - from Patricia Cornwell's new novel to Stieg Larsson's quest to uncover the murderer of the Prime Minister of Sweden.

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Celebrity picks: Stephen King’s favorite recent reads

We asked Stephen King what books he has read and loved lately. 

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Fall Reading

It's time to think about fall reading.

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More to read after Hilderbrand's "Summer of ’69"

Summer might be almost over, but the magic of summer reading doesn't have to end.

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2019 Booker Shortlist Announced

The UK's most important literary prize has winnowed its list down to six. 

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