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

A compelling nonfiction read about the first mission to the moon, and a psychological thriller that gives new meaning to house of horrors...

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The Best History Books of May

Late spring/early summer isn't traditionally a great time for history books--but this season is different. There are a number of excellent history reads coming down the pike (and many have dark, decidedly un-summery covers). Here are some favorites for May.

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In this edition, a sweet sixteen birthday party is anything but, a moo-ving treatise on the cattle industry, and short stories from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Sympathizer...

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

A beautifully wrought literary mystery, and another heroic WWII tale that illuminates the powerful bonds of brotherly love...

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Unconventional Books for Awesome Moms

Alert, alert! Mother's Day is on Sunday, May 14. Here are 11 excellent books that will let Mom know that you're really and truly thinking about her this year.

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YA Wednesday: An Excerpt from John Boyne on "Man's Search for Meaning"

John Boyne has been widely acclaimed for The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, his young adult novel of the Holocaust told from the perspective of a 9-year-old German boy. He wrote the foreword to the newly released young adult edition of Viktor Frankl's Man's Search for Meaning, and we have an excerpt from it to share with readers...

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In this week's edition, a memoir from the author of Bad Feminist, two cautionary tales, and a new Agatha Christie-esque mystery...

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How Could Ordinary, Seemingly-Upstanding People Enable the Holocaust?: Jessica Shattuck on "The Women in the Castle"

Author one-on-one: Christina Baker Kline interviews Jessica Shattuck on the powerful new addition to the canon of great WWII literature...

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What the Amazon editors are reading this weekend...

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The Best History Books of March

In which we round up the Best History Books of March.

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