The Last Word on Nerds: A Treatise by Rainn Wilson, Noted Bassoonist

The Bassoon King author and The Office star breaks down the dweebs and "oddball losers" of the nerd world, including Stinkies, Gandalfs, Twenty-Siders, and, yes, Bassoonists.

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Celebrity Picks: Nicholas Sparks's Favorite Reads of 2015

We kick off week two of our Celebrity Picks onslaught with one of the most popular writers of our time: Nicholas Sparks, author of over a dozen best-sellers including The Notebook and See Me, published this month.

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Best of November

Amazon's Best Books of November: Part Two

Yes, we just revealed our picks for the Best Books of 2015—a list that is compiled, in part, from culling Best of the Month selections. In fact, the November pick, The Witches, is included, and had we not had to...

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Celebrity Picks: Jesse Eisenberg's Favorite Reads of 2015

Our fourth Celebrity Picks installment of 2015 features actor Jesse Eisenberg--Zombieland, The Social Network, and the forthcoming Batman vs. Superman, among others--who is also the author of the short story collection, Bream Gives Me Hiccups.

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Wax On: An Ode to an Enduring Obsession

Dust & Grooves: Adventures in Record Collecting ventures into the homes and record rooms of the most passionate collectors, presenting the epic collections of the DJs, dealers, and quiet fanatics that drive this anachronistic pursuit.

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How Loreth Anne White Creates Chilling Romantic Suspense

Romantic suspense author Loreth Anne White pens thrilling novels that will give you the spooks—in the most creepy and satisfying way. Learn how she crafts these stories that will make you check under the bed before you go to sleep.

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Celebrity Picks: Jeff Kinney's Favorite Reads of 2015

Our third featured celebrity for 2015 will be familiar to any kid who has learned to love reading since 2007: author Jeff Kinney, whose Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School - the 10th installment of his best-selling, widely adored series - was published on November 3.

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The Long Odyssey from Book to Screen for Philip K. Dick’s “The Man in the High Castle”

Philip K. Dick’s daughter and show executive producer Isa Dick Hackett talks with the Amazon Book Review about the nine-year struggle to get the show made, fans’ reactions to the pilot episode, and the differences that readers can expect between book and show.

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Celebrity Picks: Drew Barrymore's Favorite Reads of 2015

Our second featured celebrity for 2015 is Drew Barrymore, whose new memoir, Wildflower, recounts the "adventures" of her early life--told from her happier, healthier perspective she has achieved today.

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Celebrity Picks: Shaquille O'Neal's Favorite Reads of 2015

In the spirit of More Lists Are More Fun, we asked some of our favorite authors and celebrities to recommend two or three books they read and loved this past year. Here basketball legend, actor, rapper, occasional lawman, and Little Shaq author Shaquille O'Neal tells us about his.

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