Fly Me to a Moon

Humankind's next home might be Saturn's largest satellite, Titan. Charles Wohlforth and Amanda Hendrix, the authors of Beyond Earth, tell us a few things about life in the new neighborhood.

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Announcing the Winners of the 2016 National Book Awards

Last night, the National Book Foundation announced the winners of the 2016 National Book Awards.

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Celebrity Picks: Anthony Bourdain's Favorite Reads of 2016

The author of our favorite cookbook this year reveals the books that resonated with him most...

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Weekend Reading

In this edition of Weekend Reading, behind the scenes in restaurant kitchens in Italy, a case for rational compassion, and what we have in common with...octopuses.

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"Racism Was Much Harsher Than I Understood": Beth Macy on "Truevine"

The story behind the “Ambassadors from Mars”...

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The Best Biographies and Memoirs of November

A few of our favorite biographies of the month, including an inspiring memoir of grief "humming with humanity, grace and intelligence," and the long, strange trips of two different underworld kingpins.

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Weekend Reading

In this edition of Weekend Reading, proof that Lestat never dies, the son of a climbing legend has harrowing tales of his own, and Günter Grass speaks from the grave...

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The Red Web: A Hacker's History of Russia

If you hadn't noticed, "the cyber" has been in the news. In The Red Web, journalists Andrei Sodatov and Irina Borogan delve into the shadowy world of the Russian surveillance-state from the Soviet era to the present - and the online battles waged to erode its power.

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

A National Book Award nominee, two fascinating memoirs, another notable history of the Indian Wars, and our Debut Spotlight...

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Good Girls Revolt: Story of ’60s rebellion echoes today

If you think the conversation around gender politics is electric now, you should’ve heard it in the 1960s. Lynn Povich tells the story of women fighting to cover the biggest political and cultural news of the day, and assesses how far she and her fellow revolutionaries have traveled.

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