"Lonely, Intensely Difficult, and Generally Torturous"

Reza Aslan, author of the 2013 bestseller Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth, interviews artist Molly Crabapple about her new memoir, Drawing Blood.

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The Doctor Who Became a Patient

Amazon Editorial Director Sara Nelson on When Breath Becomes Air, Paul Kalanithi's moving, posthumous account of his struggle with terminal cancer.

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Orphan X

Amazon's Best Books of January: Part Two

The introduction of a budding Lee Child, riveting nonfiction set in Rwanda and Los Angeles, an affectionate tome that tugs at the heart strings, a follow-up to a beloved classic, and a fresh take on historical fiction--There truly is something...

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Best of January

Amazon's Best Books of January: Part One

Well, it’s finally winter--and a good thing, too, as we’ve got a bunch of great hunker-down books to keep you busy this month. From brand-new voices to beloved tried-and-trues, here are our first five books from our Best of the...

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"The Thousand Dollar Dinner": The Original Culinary Smackdown

Relive the 1851 night (and the 17-course menu) when a group of wealthy Philadelphians commissioned chef James Parkinson to outdo their New York counterparts in a contest of epic culinary proportions--an event that foreshadowed our own cook-off crazed culture.

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The Best Books of 2015: Crafts, Home and Garden

Gardening for the novice or expert, home decor, art projects and artistic ideas--the books in "crafts, home and garden" run the gambit of all things house and home related. So it makes perfect sense that the best books of the year are also a mix...

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Bring on the Bling

Most of us have probably heard the expression “diamonds are a girl’s best friend”--but have we ever asked ourselves why? What is it REALLY that makes a diamond, an emerald, a Fabergé egg, or even glass beads so desirable? Aja Raden debunks the myths, spills some secrets, and tells us the truth in this exclusive essay...

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Autobiography of a Hellboy

With his iconic roles in Beauty and the Beast, Hellboy, and Sons of Anarchy, Ron Perlman has built an impressive and singular film and television career to match his impressively furrowed brow, a decades-spanning road-not-taken path to stardom recounted in...

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The Best Books of the Year: Nonfiction

The Oregon Trail, the account one man's redemptive, “crazyass” journey across the West in a mule-driven wagon, is our selection for the best Nonfiction book of 2015. See what else we picked.

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"The Project of Becoming" - Warren Zanes and Rick Moody Talk "Petty"

"The writing of biography is an intrusive art. You do it with respect, you do it with honesty—there's an ethics to consider—but there's no hiding the fact that you're making your way into someone's private spaces, sifting through the back of the desk drawers." - Warren Zanes on Petty

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