In the Minds of Men
This week we delve into the minds of men: portraits of Black performers, new stories by one of our favorite Japanese stylists, and some propulsive...
It's a Woman's World
As we close the month dedicated to women’s history several books stand out—fictionalized versions of great accomplishments by women, a psychologically...
As there is finally light at the end of the pandemic tunnel one has to wonder if New York City can ever be the place it once was
This week we celebrate Women’s History Month. Here are but a few of the new spring publications written by and about women, but for all readers
Small Press, Big Impact
The seven works of new fiction in this week’s selection come from a variety of smaller publishers. There are many vibrant voices to be discovered...
Inspirations from Life: Actual, Fictional, Artificial
From piercing fiction about hearts and minds in conflict to words of heartfelt wisdom from a life well lived, read on for this week’s selection...
Black History Month Recommendations from Us to You
To honor Black History Month we asked our staff to share a favorite novel by a Black author—past or present, adult or children’s—that has...
Pick Your Passion
The books this week have little in common except the brilliant range of their visions and the certainty that the authors are writing at the height of their powers
Words of Love, Love of Words
This weekend is both Valentine’s Day and the long Presidents’ Day holiday, a good time to settle in with loved ones to read some romantic...
Feasts for February
The advent of Black History Month seems an ideal time to highlight Amanda Gorman, whose astonishing performance stunned viewers at President Biden’s...