Books

Viet Thanh Nguyen recommends 6 books that interrogate commitment
Viet Thanh Nguyen.
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Viet Thanh Nguyen recommends 6 books that interrogate commitment

How to read Proust
In Search of Lost Time.
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How to read Proust

Elizabeth Kolbert recommends 6 books about people and the planet
Elizabeth Kolbert.
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Elizabeth Kolbert recommends 6 books about people and the planet

Chang-rae Lee recommends 6 tales about encountering new worlds
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Chang-rae Lee recommends 6 tales about encountering new worlds

Mayim Bialik shares 6 of her favorite reads
Mayim Bialik.
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Mayim Bialik shares 6 of her favorite reads

Lisa Gardner recommends 6 books with powerful female leads
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Lisa Gardner recommends 6 books with powerful female leads

6 charming homes for book lovers
A home in Boulder, Colorado.
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6 charming homes for book lovers

America has forgotten how to be free
A worker.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

America has forgotten how to be free

6 books that inspired Angie Thomas' latest novel
Angie Thomas.
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6 books that inspired Angie Thomas' latest novel

6 book recommendations from Bruce McCall
Bruce McCall.
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6 book recommendations from Bruce McCall

23 books to read in 2021
2021 books.
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23 books to read in 2021

Critic's choice: The year's best nonfiction
Just Us.
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Critic's choice: The year's best nonfiction

Critic's choice: The year's best novels
Transcendent Kingdom.
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Critic's choice: The year's best novels

The best novels I read in 2020
Books.
Picture of Matthew WaltherMatthew Walther

The best novels I read in 2020

The 7 new books that helped me escape this year
Books.
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The 7 new books that helped me escape this year

6 books that inspired John Patrick Shanley
John Patrick Shanley.
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6 books that inspired John Patrick Shanley

The unrivaled John le Carré
John Le Carre.
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The unrivaled John le Carré

Maaza Mengiste recommends 6 books by writers from her native Ethiopia
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Maaza Mengiste recommends 6 books by writers from her native Ethiopia

Melissa Maerz recommends 6 books by and about slackers
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Melissa Maerz recommends 6 books by and about slackers

Reza Farazmand recommends 6 graphic novels
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Reza Farazmand recommends 6 graphic novels

Obama the pretender
Barack Obama.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

Obama the pretender

N. Scott Momaday recommends 6 of his favorite books
N. Scott Momaday.
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N. Scott Momaday recommends 6 of his favorite books

Obama is the new Harry Potter
Barack Obama.
Picture of Jeva LangeJeva Lange

Obama is the new Harry Potter

6 books that inspired author Kiese Laymon
Kiese Laymon.
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6 books that inspired author Kiese Laymon

Obama is asking the wrong question about American values
Barack Obama.
Picture of Bonnie KristianBonnie Kristian

Obama is asking the wrong question about American values

J. Kenji López-Alt recommends 6 books that helped him as a chef and parent
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J. Kenji López-Alt recommends 6 books that helped him as a chef and parent

Robert Putnam recommends 6 books on America's swinging ideology
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Robert Putnam recommends 6 books on America's swinging ideology

6 book recommendations from Phillipa Soo
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6 book recommendations from Phillipa Soo

Claire Messud recommends 6 works by masters of interiority
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Claire Messud recommends 6 works by masters of interiority

Rumaan Alam recommends 6 books on homes and domesticity
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Rumaan Alam recommends 6 books on homes and domesticity

Netflix's Haunting anthology seems bent on proving the book is better
Henry Thomas.
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Netflix's Haunting anthology seems bent on proving the book is better

6 book recommendations from Tim Weiner
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6 book recommendations from Tim Weiner

Jenna Bush Hager recommends 6 books on family and love
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Jenna Bush Hager recommends 6 books on family and love

Fredrik Logevall recommends 6 books about the American century
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Fredrik Logevall recommends 6 books about the American century

21 books to read this fall
A book.
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21 books to read this fall

There's nothing shocking about Bob Woodward's new book
Bob Woodward.
Picture of Matthew WaltherMatthew Walther

There's nothing shocking about Bob Woodward's new book