Best Books of the Year: Humor & Entertainment

Because humor is universal, am I right?

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Now Live: "The Best Biographies of 2018" Podcast Episode - Plus Liane Moriarty

We talk about 12 memoirs and biographies that made a big impact on us this year, plus we chat with Liane Moriarty about her newest bestselling novel as well as season 2 of HBO's Big Little Lies.

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The Best Nonfiction of 2018

The best true tales of the year not otherwise classified (by us) as history, biography, business, cooking, or any number of other categories that are not fiction. What does that leave? Plenty!

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Now Live: "Announcing the Best Books of 2018" Podcast Episode

The fourth episode of the Amazon Book Review Podcast reveals how we picked the best books of 2018, plus Erin Kodicek interviews Educated author Tara Westover in front of a live audience at Amazon's Seattle campus.

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The Best Biographies and Memoirs of 2018

The trouble with picking the best biographies of the year? Too many deserving books. We did our best.

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The Best Books of 2018: "Indianapolis"

Indianapolis is among our top 3 books of 2018. We spoke with the authors about why the survivors of the torpedoed ship revealed troubling moments that had never been spoken of before, and why it's important that the full story of the disaster has been finally told.

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Best Books of the Month: Biographies & Memoirs

The Amazon Books Editors' selections for the best new biographies include: an amiable book by a widely respected, amiable rock star (who almost certainly wouldn't call himself a rock star); the life and tragic death of an iconoclastic war correspondent; a rowdy love letter from the Beastie Boys to their fans; and the struggles of an Antarctic adventurer following in the footsteps of that continent’s most famous explorer.

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Michelle Obama's New Memoir Is Oprah's Latest Book Club Pick

Oprah enthusiastically selects former First Lady Michelle Obama's memoir Becoming as her latest Oprah's Book Club pick. Becoming goes on sale Tuesday, November 13.

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The Best History Books of November

Election day seems like a good time to talk about our best history books of the month. Here's are five of them, along with a link to the full list.

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Books to Film: "Beautiful Boy" An Interview with David and Nic Sheff

With Beautiful Boy hitting theaters nationwide, we caught up with authors David and Nic Sheff to talk about the film adapted from their memoirs.

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City of Glass: Chris Stein on "Point of View"

Blondie's guitarist and co-founder talks to us about his new collection of photographs chronicling New York's influential music scene and the city's ever changing personality.

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Hear All About It: Introducing the Amazon Book Review Podcast

The only thing we like better than writing about books is talking about books. So we launched a podcast.

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"I Am Antarctica": A Tale of Obsession, Endurance, and "The White Darkness"

We talk to author David Grann about adventurer and Ernest Shackleton-acolyte Henry Worsley, and his a fascinating account of struggle and determination against the grimmest of odds.

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A Long List of Political Books, Left, Right, and Otherwise

A list of political books for this most political of seasons.

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The New Masters of War

Were you looking for more reasons to worry about the future, or the present? LikeWar: The Weaponization of Social Media will fuel your nightmares. Authors P.W. Singer and Emerson T. Brooking share the events that led to the book, as well as the challenges of writing a topic that mutates by the hour.

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