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The Winners of the 2017 National Book 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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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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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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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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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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Easy-Bake Herbed Dressing from "Christopher Kimball's Milk Street" Cookbook

As he says in the introduction to his recipe from Christopher Kimball's Milk Street cookbook, "stuffing is basically a flavorful sponge to soak up gravy and any stray melting butter that escapes a vegetable." I couldn't agree more, and I love Kimball's method of seasoning the bread cubes here. I'm...

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All's Faire with Victoria Jamieson

She won readers' hearts--and got more than one young lady on skates--with her book Roller Girl, and now Victoria Jamieson is taking us to the fair. The Renaissance Faire, that is.

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The Lore of "Lore"

Aaron Mahnke tells us about how his popular podcast began, the recent jump of "Lore" to books and TV, and whether he believes in ghosts.

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Graphic Novel Friday: The Best Comics of October

Chris Ware, Roz Chast, and Katie Green are among the creators of our favorite new comics this month.

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