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"Wonder Was Something We Needed Very Much"-Kathleen Alcott on "Infinite Home"

Elizabeth Gilbert once said: “We must take care of our families wherever we find them.” This is as good a summation as any for...

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Best of August

Amazon's Best Books of August: Part One

August always seems to be peak reading time – and this month, we found almost more great books than we could cram into allotted weeks of vacation...

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"Fiction at Its Finest": The 2015 Man Booker Prize Longlist

The longlist for the 2015 Man Book Prize has been announced. This "Man Booker dozen" of 13 books is the first step in selecting the prestigious award for literary fiction; the shortlist will be announced September 15, and the winner...

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Circling the Sun

Paula McLain on the Much Anticipated Follow-Up to "The Paris Wife"

Circling the Sun is the story of Beryl Markham, one of the first female aviators and a compelling character long before she had wings...

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"9 Questions for Ben Marcus" by Andrew Eisenman

Vintage Contemporaries this week published New American Stories, a long-awaited anthology of short fiction selected and curated like a playlist by author Ben Marcus.

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Doctor

E.L. Doctorow Dead at 84

A tireless experimenter, Doctorow was most famous for the novels Ragtime, Billy Bathgate, and The March. Known as “Edgar” to those close to him, Doctorow’s awards included the National Book Award, three National Book Critics Circle Awards, two PEN Faulkner Awards, the Edith Wharton Citation for Fiction, and the presidentially conferred National Humanities Medal.

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Movie Star by Lizzie Pepper

"Celebrity Dish Without Exploiting Celebrities."-Hilary Liftin on "Movie Star by Lizzie Pepper"

What happens when a successful ghostwriter of celebrity memoirs decides to write her own novel about..

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Road Trips & Audiobook Adventures Ahead!

Summer means road trips, and road trips mean long stretches of time that are best filled with captivating audiobooks. Check out these 18 best audiobooks selected by Audible and the Amazon Editors to make the miles fly by for the whole family.

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Vine Book Reviewer

"Putting Lesser-Known Books on the Radar of Avid Readers." - A Q&A with Vine Reviewer, Jill Shtulman

We've got a soft spot on the editorial team for book reviewers from the Vine program. For those of you not familiar, Amazon Vine invites trusted reviewers to post their thoughts on a variety of different products, from books to...

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Go Set a Watchman

Scout Grows Up: Reading Harper Lee's "Go Set a Watchman"

After months of “leaks,” thousands of pre-orders, and untold anticipation, Go Set a Watchman has arrived. The prequel/sequel/companion to To Kill a Mockingbird...

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