35 Must-Read Modern Classics

These reads from the last century all deserve a place on your bookshelf.

The 19 Best Magical Realism Books You Haven’t Read Yet

Go beyond the most popular magical realism books and read these hidden gems.

13 Classic LGBTQ Novels to Celebrate Pride Month

These impressive works of fiction paved the way for the genre.

The 6 Best Dads in Literature

Celebrate these stand-out father figures.

21 Books About Mother-Daughter Relationships

There's nothing quite as unique as the relationship between a mother and her daughter.

Graham Greene Paints a Vivid Portrait of The Quiet American

A timeless exploration of love and politics set in turbulent 1950s Vietnam.

8 Books to Read Based on Your Favorite Stories

Love the oldies, but looking for something new? You’ve come to the right place.

Remembering Amos Oz, 1939-2018

The acclaimed novelist has passed away, leaving behind a rich body of work on Israeli identity and politics.

Fans of Westerns Will Love This Poignant Novel by the Author of Peace Like a River

In So Brave, Young, and Handsome, a stumped writer gets more than inspiration from his adventure across the Wild Wild West.

Remembering Philip Roth: A Great American Novelist

On May 22, 2018, author Philip Roth died at age 85. Read an enlightening conversation between Roth and writer Milan Kundera in Roth's collection of essays and interviews, Shop Talk. 

Only Child: Terrifying Events Seen Through the Eyes of a Child

Rhiannon Navin’s powerful debut novel, “Only Child,” tells the story of a fictional school shooting, and the lasting impact it has on 6-year-old Zach.

Celebrating Author Muriel Spark

On the centennial of her birth, we’re looking back at the writer's exceptional life and work.

20 of the Best New York Times Notable Books

With the announcement of 2017's Notable Books, we look back on previous honorees that still deserve the spotlight.

10 New Books of Literary Fiction with a Razor's Edge

Edgy and hot off the press, these are the new releases we can't stop thinking about.

19 Books to Read by Jewish Authors

From Michael Chabon to Erica Jong, here are some of our favorite books by Jewish authors.

Keep Calm and Read On: 6 Novels for Anglophiles

Lie back (with a book) and think of England.

12 Books About Friendship in Adulthood

Books on friendship that pay tribute to the families we choose