Literature + Fiction
Neanderthal

Weekend Reading

In this edition of Weekend Reading, neanderthals, body-snatching cicadas, and other "skullduggery."

Read more
Pen

2017 PEN America Literary Awards Finalists

PEN America "champions the freedom to write, recognizing the power of the word to transform the world"...

Read more
Nbcc_logo_sq_400x400

National Book Critics Circle Announces 2016 Finalists

On Tuesday, January 17, the National Book Critics Circle listed the finalists for their award for outstanding books published in 2016. The finalists are in six categories: autobiography, biography, criticism, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. The awards will be given to the winners on March 16, 2017, in New York City....

Read more
Flaneur

In the Footsteps of the Flâneuse

Kathleen Rooney reflects on gals gadding about town in literature...

Read more
Schutt

Weekend Reading

In this edition, people who eat people, poetry, and a quartet of seasonal stories by "Scotland's Nobel laureate-in-waiting"...

Read more
Rooney

Best Books of the Month: Literature and Fiction

A feisty flâneur, family secrets, and an unsettling gem..You'll find this and more in our favorite fiction of January...

Read more
The Art of Invisibility

Weekend Reading

Strange (and creepy) events captured on VHS, a hacker's advice on how to be safe from people like himself, and re-creating the Big Bang in a laboratory are among the books our editors are reading this weekend.

Read more
Preston

Amazon's Best Books of January

A bevy of impressive debuts kicks off a promising new year of great reads...

Read more
A Dog's Purpose movie still #1 Juliet Rylance, Bryce Gheisar & Bailey - © 2017 Storyteller Distribution Co., LLC and Walden Media, LLC

"A Dog's Purpose": From Page to Screen

W. Bruce Cameron, author of the heartwarming A Dog's Purpose, reveals the tragic genesis of his bestselling novel and its ultimate path to becoming a movie this month.

Read more
Year of the Woman

We've Read a Lot of "Girl" Books Lately. Will 2017 Be the Year of the "Woman"?

From "Gone Girl" to "The Girl on the Train" to "Lab Girl," we're read a lot of books in recent years about female protagonists who were, actually, women. Will 2017 be the year of the "woman"?

Read more

Lists + Reviews

Best Books Literature + Fiction Nonfiction Kids + Young Adult Mystery, Thriller + Suspense Science Fiction + Fantasy Comics + Graphic Novels Romance Eating + Drinking

Authors

Interviews Guest Essays Celebrity Picks

News + Features

News Features Awards

Editors

Omnivoracious, The Amazon Book Review

Feeds Facebook Twitter YouTube