Adam Rutherford on Surprises in Our Genetic Past (Like: Interbreeding!)

Adam Rutherford on how we know that we're all far more closely related than you'd ever imagine.

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Weekend Reading

In this edition, Robert Langdon is smitten with Spain, the mysteries of the modern human, Eleanor and her side-Hick, and more...

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Announcing the National Book Award Finalists

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Space Age Love Song

Get a extraterrestrial's look at Planet Earth with spectacular images from View From Above: An Astronaut Photographs the World.

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

Our favorites this month include the rare inclusion of a graphic novel and a collection of poetry, a Man Booker Prize contender, and an ambitious history...

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Weekend Reading

In this edition, a book to help tame your blood pressure, a tribute to the age of the rock star, and some "new" stories from Kurt Vonnegut...

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Zoe Quinn Faces off Against Online Hate

Zoe Quinn talks about her new book, Crash Override, her Gamergate experience, trolling versus abuse, and how individuals can take a clear-eyed look at whether they are unwittingly adding to online bile.

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Celebrity Picks: Walter Isaacson Lists Some of his Recent Favorites

What does Walter Isaacson read when he's not writing books like Steve Jobs and Leonardo da Vinci?

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Weekend Reading

In this edition, a few of us clearly have Halloween on the brain...

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Weekend Reading

In this edition, 1950s America as seen through the eyes of a famed Swiss photographer, another of Margaret Atwood's works hits the little screen, a novel by one of Spain's most lauded writers, and more.

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Ulrich Boser's Ten Commandments of Learning to Learn

In today's world, you have to always learn more to keep ahead--or just keep up. Here, Ulrich Boser has 10 life-changing tips for learning how to learn.

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

Check out the latest from the author who penned our favorite book of 2014, the true story of a bizarre crime, and a gut-punch of a novel tackles themes that are still horrifyingly resonant today...

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Weekend Reading

In this edition, the story of a famous wolf, a novel inspired by a Camus quote, Richard Branson finds his virginity, and more...

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Best Books of the Month: Nonfiction

Including the story behind a bizarre, (almost) inexplicable heist, the ghosts of the United States' grandest mansion, and the dirty secrets at the bottom of that big bucket of chicken.

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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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