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The Bookish Life

5 books where flies on the wall tell all

As water-cooler orbiters and gossip lovers know, history is often told by silent and unseen observers who keep a close eye on every little thing.

New & Hot Reads

30 new eBooks and audiobooks we’re looking forward to this week

New eBooks and audiobooks out August 4, including a reboot of Twilight, social justice activist Shaun King's call to action, and BS detector tuning tips.

My Writing Life

Kate Mildenhall went the distance to research her new novel

To get the details right for the sea voyage in her new novel, Australian novelist Kate Mildenhall went to truly extraordinary lengths.

The Bookish Life

10 books about making the world a better place

10 eBooks all about change-makers, plus help for readers looking to make positive change in the world through individual action and institutional reform.

New & Hot Reads

29 new eBooks and audiobooks we’re looking forward to this week

New eBooks and audiobooks for the week of July 28, including Lana Del Rey's poetry, a guide to spotting fake news, and an inside look at Meghan and Harry.

The Bookish Life

Telegrams from Home: Waiting Game

With baseball back and basketball warming up in its Orlando bubble, Stephen Brunt ponders how we'll return to sports now, and after the pandemic subsides.

The Bookish Life

18 of the most influential Science Fiction & Fantasy authors ever

These 18 authors of science fiction, fantasy, and horror have carved out huge swaths of space for readers’ imaginations to play.

New & Hot Reads

28 new eBooks and audiobooks we’re looking forward to this week

New eBooks and audiobooks out the week of July 21, including a Bird Box sequel, an Avatar The Last Airbender prequel, and a Daily Double with Alex Trebek.

My Reading Life

Mike Holmes Jr.: Healthy Living in the Time of COVID

Home improvement icon Mike Holmes Jr. talks about how he sees the world of renovations changing post-COVID, and what books he's spending time with now.

The Bookish Life

21 must-read books that defined the 20th century

20 years after the end of the 20th century, some books stand apart and continue to inspire readers and writers alike. Here are some of our picks.

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