Books

Encyclopedia Farmica: Read This, Don't Step in That
Encyclopedia Farmica: Read This, Don’t Step in That

For a dose of delight in the closing days of summer, I recommend  Barynard Confidential: An A to… >>

Eating Well with Nora Ephron
Eating Well with Nora Ephron

Nora Ephron, the "writer and filmmaker with a genius for humor," inspired an incredible… >>

Cook This Now
Cook This Now

Clark’s book is organized month by month to highlight what’s in season. After all, at the… >>

Comics for the Cure: Marvel Goes Komen-Pink
Comics for the Cure: Marvel Goes Komen-Pink

Heads up, true believers: A partnership between Marvel Entertainment and Susan G. Komen for the… >>

Colin Powell: The Meeting He'll Always Remember
Colin Powell: The Meeting He’ll Always Remember

In case you missed it, from our July/August issue: Colin Powell reflects on the wisdom he’s… >>

Christmas with the First Ladies
Christmas with the First Ladies

Subtitled The White House Decorating Tradition from Jacqueline Kennedy to Michelle Obama, this… >>

Carte Blanche: The New James Bond Novel
Carte Blanche: The New James Bond Novel

Jeffery Deaver reboots the James Bond franchise. keeping all the adventure, the romance and, of… >>

Can't-Miss Books: Three Moving Family Stories
Can’t-Miss Books: Three Moving Family Stories

For all that I love a good novel, sometimes there's nothing more engaging than a brilliantly… >>

Can't-Miss Book: 'Beautiful Ruins' by Jess Walter
Can’t-Miss Book: ‘Beautiful Ruins’ by Jess Walter

Sometimes a good book is all about balance. It should be accessible, yet challenging. Funny, yet… >>

Bring It to the Beach: The Third Gate
Bring It to the Beach: The Third Gate

The Third Gate, by bestselling author Lincoln Child, is an unabashed adventure story, shot through… >>

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… >>

Books: The Latest Jeffrey Deaver
Books: The Latest Jeffrey Deaver

Best-selling author Jeffery Deaver (The Bone Collector and others) has come out with the latest… >>

Books: The First Must-Read of 2013 Arrives
Books: The First Must-Read of 2013 Arrives

Bernard Cornwell is a master of  combining a thumping good tale with a fascinating history… >>

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

Surgically enhanced Pink Flamingos from Miami Beach. What every lawn needs! What is it about… >>

Beach Read: Second-Chance Foodie Romance, on Martha's Vineyard
Beach Read: Second-Chance Foodie Romance, on Martha’s Vineyard

If you boiled down the plot of Steven Raichlen's charming debut novel, Island Apart, to a sentence… >>

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… >>

Baseball's Best Short Stories
Baseball’s Best Short Stories

You needn't even be a sports fan to enjoy these 34 hugely entertaining tales. Ring Lardner, James… >>

America's Most Misunderstood Dog
America’s Most Misunderstood Dog

For all that I'm a dog person, I have to admit that I've been less than enthusiastic about pit… >>

All I Did Was Shoot My Man
All I Did Was Shoot My Man

Walter Mosley delivers another whip-smart — and wildly entertaining — murder mystery in his… >>

Abstract City
Abstract City

Everyday experiences — from looking at leaves to riding city subways — are funny and fresh… >>