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The Winners of the 2017 National Books Awards

Last night, at the 2017 National Book Awards ceremony in New York, judges announced the winners of the annual prize in four categories: Young People's Literature, Poetry, Nonfiction, and Fiction.

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Best Books of the Year: Nonfiction

I scream, you scream, we all scream for nonfiction. Here are a few of our selections for the best true stories of 2017, along with some thoughts about why we liked them.

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

The start of a fantastic new fantasy trilogy, and the editor-in-chief of Vanity Fair dishes...

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S. A. Chakraborty and The City of Brass

Djinn and Dark Secrets Make "The City of Brass" Our #1 Debut of November

S. A. Chakraborty tells us how the history and folklore of the Middle East inspired her electrifying new fantasy novel, "The City of Brass"--our editors' favorite debut book of November.

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Best Books of the Year: Literature & Fiction

You'll find a who's who of literary luminaries, and some (not so) hidden gems, too...

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The Best Kids' Books of 2017

What a year it's been--so many great books! Not to add to the "to be read" pile, but...here's our picks for the best books for kids this year.

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Announcing the Editors' Best Books of 2017

There's something to please every reader on this list of the Best Books of 2017. We loved every one of them and hope you will, too.

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Amazon's Best Books of November

You'll notice that some of our "best books of November" went on sale in late October. Sometimes there are so many great releases in a given month that we have to bump a few favorites to the following month. That's what happened with the books you see here, starting with...

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The Best History Books of November

Just as we can count on the leaves turning and eventually falling from the trees, we can count on the fall to bring some great serious nonfiction. Big, bold books by award-winning authors. Stories of great leaders, the good ones and the not-so-good. But there's more to fall history books...

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The Midnight Line

Lee Child Talks about Opioids, Jack Reacher, and "The Midnight Line"

We talk with Lee Child about the opioid epidemic, whether Reacher will ever get a dog, and his new novel, The Midnight Line.

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