When "Something Like Happy" Becomes an Author's Mission

We chat with Eva Woods about her lovely new novel "Something Like Happy" and the small but important ways we can pull ourselves and each other out of dark times.

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"How We Survive Terror": Rene Denfeld on "The Child Finder"

This unusual, and wonderful, thriller is full of horror--and hope.

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

Check out the latest from Salman Rushdie, National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward, John Le Carré, and more...

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"Are We Prepared To Let Some People Live Above the Law?": Fredrik Backman on "Beartown"

Need a great read for the holiday weekend? Here's one we love from the author of A Man Called Ove...

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Weekend Reading

In this edition, a laugh-out-loud book from the "Midwest’s biggest nerd," the highly-anticipated follow-up from the author of The Martian, and a cookbook for those of you with a sweet tooth...

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Matt Klam and Julie Klam Interview Each Other

What if your sibling had a hit book out at the same time you did?

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A “Vanity Fair” Writer Turns His Attention to Books for the Younger Set

You can learn a lot from Wild Things, but like Mary Poppins’s spoonful of sugar, it goes down very easily indeed.

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A Tale of Heroism, Adventure, and Love: Mark Sullivan on "Beneath a Scarlet Sky"

In a sea of WWII novels, what sets this one apart?

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Jane Green Interviews Susan Wiggs About "Map of the Heart"

Two author pals wax on about this moving historical drama...

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Weekend Reading

In this edition, life on the International Space Station, a look at the lyrics and creative process of the singer of Screaming Trees, tech-induced depression, and more.

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Capturing Light Amidst the Darkness: Ayobami Adebayo on "Stay with Me"

The author of one of the most talked about debuts of the summer, and a Best of the Month pick for August, answers our questions...

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

The latest from the author of The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, a dazzling debut, and a moving memoir by comedian, Ms. Pat...

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Washington State Book Award Finalists Announced

We always pay attention to the Washington State Book Awards, organized by The Washington Center for the Book.

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Weekend Reading

In this edition, possibly the last work from the late, great Oliver Sacks, vacation and back to school reading, viva la Western, and more...

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An Excerpt from Jonathan Dee’s New Novel, "The Locals"

Dee follows the lives of the residents of Howland, a small blue-collar town in the Berkshires, in the period immediately following the attacks of 9/11, and gives his readers America in a microcosm.

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