Books

Nobel Lit Pick: Inspired and Inspiring
Nobel Lit Pick: Inspired and Inspiring

Literary awards season is upon us, with National Book Award finalists named yesterday and the Nobel… >>

Behold, the World's Worst Souvenirs
Behold, the World’s Worst Souvenirs

What is it about traveling that causes people, even those with good taste, to submit to their… >>

A Halloween Treat for Grownups
A Halloween Treat for Grownups

With Halloween season well underway, it's time to give some props to good old-fashioned ghosts… >>

12 Most Artful Presidential Campaign Posters of All Time
12 Most Artful Presidential Campaign Posters of All Time

In its new book, the Library of Congress celebrates the past two hundred years of presidential… >>

Books: You're Invited to a Wild Wedding
Books: You’re Invited to a Wild Wedding

You can't help but  love a novel that starts with a wedding invitation. Yona Zeldis McDonough's A… >>

When Jackie Kennedy Met the Queen
When Jackie Kennedy Met the Queen

The first lady famously charmed France’s president Charles de Gaulle, but Britain’s sovereign… >>

Nate Berkus on the Things That Matter
Nate Berkus on the Things That Matter

The loss of his partner in the devastating 2004 tsunami underscored for Nate Berkus a guiding… >>

Be a Rebel! It's Banned Books Week
Be a Rebel! It’s Banned Books Week

The Grand Central Library window (left) says it best: This week, fight against censorship and enjoy… >>

Still Worth the Hype: Gillian Flynn's 'Gone Girl'
Still Worth the Hype: Gillian Flynn’s ‘Gone Girl’

I tend to be wary of books that everyone’s talking about. Too often, all that buzz ends in… >>

Under Fire: 6 Hot Military Books
Under Fire: 6 Hot Military Books

We've heard a lot about Navy SEALS of late—and for very good reason. Last month saw the… >>