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Basque Country Omelette from The Silence of the White City

Basque Country Omelette from The Silence of the White City

Not only is The Silence of the White City full of nail-biting suspense and forensic crime solving, it’s also steeped in the sights and sounds (and tastes!) of the Basque …

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How Have I Not Read This? July Book Club Pick

Join Yaa Gyasi and her editor, Knopf Editorial Director Jordan Pavlin, for a live, virtual discussion of Gyasi’s bestselling, award-winning debut novel, Homegoing. Browse full details below, and be sure …

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Serving Up a Revenge Thriller: Cocktails and a Playlist for The Golden Cage

Serving Up a Revenge Thriller: Cocktails and a Playlist for The Golden Cage

Revenge is a dish best served gold. From internationally bestselling superstar Camilla Läckberg comes The Golden Cage, a sexy, thrilling new story of betrayal, secrets, and vengeance. We can’t get enough …

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Summer Reads

Summer Reads

It’s that time of year again—time to make the great summer escape! Whether you’re vacationing or stay-cationing, there is always an adventure to be had within the pages of a …

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Armchair Adventurer: Vacation on Martha’s Vineyard with Chances Are…

Armchair Adventurer: Vacation on Martha’s Vineyard with Chances Are…

In Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Russo’s latest novel, Chances Are . . . three college friends in their sixties, Lincoln, Teddy, and Mickey, gather to spend Labor Day weekend on …

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Reading the Signs: Family Stories for Cancer Season

Reading the Signs: Family Stories for Cancer Season

It’s our second edition of Reading the Signs—a series in which we recommend books based on your zodiac sign—and we’re celebrating stories centered around family for Cancer season.

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SF Books for People Who Don’t Read Science Fiction

SF Books for People Who Don’t Read Science Fiction

Here’s a list of some of our favorite SF and SF-adjacent titles to get you started.

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Colson Whitehead on the True Story Behind The Nickel Boys

Colson Whitehead on the True Story Behind The Nickel Boys

Following the publication of his Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award–winning novel The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead skyrocketed to the top of the literary world. Expectations were high for his next book, The Nickel Boys, and readers have been thrilled to discover that it delivers.

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The Rebirth of Chris Bohjalian’s Water Witches

The Rebirth of Chris Bohjalian’s Water Witches

Twenty-five years ago, bestselling author Chris Bohjalian published Water Witches, one of his first novels. Originally released in 1995, Water Witches is a prescient environmental drama that was truly ahead of its time as a cautionary tale about climate change.

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The Secrets We Kept Book Club Kit

The Secrets We Kept Book Club Kit

When you think of Doctor Zhivago, you probably think of dramatic, tragic love affairs and very cold winters. After reading The Secrets We Kept, we’re betting an entirely different set …

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