Wilbur Smith and Pharoah

"Every waking hour of my life is involved with my novels" - Wilbur Smith Talks Shop with James Rollins

Two adventure-minded authors talk about history, travel, and writing thrilling stories - just in time for Wilbur Smith's newest Ancient Egypt novel.

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100 Books for a Lifetime of Eating & Drinking

Our editors' list of 100 books for a fun and inspiring culinary lifetime...

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Tahir and Rothfuss

Sabaa Tahir and Patrick Rothfuss Answer Readers' Questions...Hilariously [Exclusive video]

Fantasy powerhouses Patrick Rothfuss and Sabaa Tahir answer readers' questions, and the results will make you laugh, sigh, and love these authors even more.

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Weekend Reading

Seattle is being pummeled by a storm the likes of which we haven't seen in over a decade. Perfect reading weather! This is what we'll be checking out...

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Art Is Life: A Look Inside the John Derian Picture Book

John Derian has turned his love of vintage prints and objects into découpage art that many of us covet. A gorgeous coffee table book of his work just released and we have sample pages to share...

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Do You Want to Believe? Ben Mezrich Does.

What happens when a bestselling nonfiction writer turns his eyes skyward in search of visitors from another planet? Ben Mezrich discusses the people and places from his new book, The 37th Parallel: The Secret Truth Behind America's UFO Highway.

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Bob Dylan Wins the Nobel Prize

Today the Swedish Academy awarded Bob Dylan the Nobel Prize in Literature "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition."

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Stomaching Shakespeare with Margaret Atwood

The speculative fiction maven speculates on the eating habits of fictional characters...

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Christmas Romances Part 1

Reading Under the Mistletoe: Holiday Romances (Part 1)

Hang the season's first sprig of mistletoe and settle in with one of these romances to get your holidays started right.

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The Best History Books of October

We have entered the season when big books are being released every week. There's a winning crop of history books this month, five examples of which are below.

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