British Imports: Lost Gems and Pocket-Sized ReadsSee more
A selection of our British imports—collections of short fiction and essays from classic to contemporary writers, from Penguin Modern Classics and Faber Fiction to Persephone’s rediscovery of lost gems.
Books on WritingSee more
A selection of our favorite books on writing to help you start, edit, and revise your work.
Tools for InspirationSee more
Whether it’s fiction or essays or memoir, all writers need a good notebook or journal and a few pens and pencils to inspire ideas. We have some beautiful new ones to spark your imagination.
Stunning Memoirs, New Paperbacks, and More Recommendations for Mother's DaySee more
This week we celebrate the coming of Mother’s Day with some authors from home and abroad, some enticing paperbacks you might have missed when they were first published last year, and a handful of entertaining memoirs from favorite writers.
Spotlight on Small and Indie PressesSee more
We have always appreciated the work that the small and independent presses do, from their discovery of new voices to their commitment to bringing out literature from around the world, much of it in translation.
Selections from Story TimeSee more
Titles selected for our virtual Story Time events—beautifully illustrated read-aloud picture books for children (from about 2-8) that will bring a little joy into your home
Buyer's Spotlight: Crime FictionSee more
There are so many delicious new crime novels it is hard to select a handful to recommend but these that follow are some of the best, from traditional to police procedural, from urban streets to small town America, and to far-flung locales for the house-bound armchair traveler.
Crime Fiction Writers Recommend Their Favorite Crime Fiction ReadsSee more
Find out what movies and books inspired this group of bestselling crime fiction writers! Jonathan Santlofer, Alison Gaylin, Duane Swierczynski, Megan Abbott, and Lauren Wilkinson talk about memorable characters, scenes, and twists from their favorite crime fiction films and literature.
April 2020 - Event BooksSee more
Our events, for now, are virtual but the books are still tangible. You don't have to stay 6 feet away from a book.
New and Old Books from Writers We LoveSee more
We wanted to draw your attention to some of our favorite new releases, and—since we might all have a little more reading time—remind you of the authors’ previous books so you can take a deeper dive into the distinctive voices of these very talented writers.
Our Brilliant Friends: 10% Off Elena Ferrante TitlesSee more
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Comic Relief: Ten Classic Novels that Bring the LaughsSee more
February 2020 BestsellersSee more
January 2020 BestsellersSee more
2019 Bestsellers!See more
De'Shawn Charles Winslow Recommends...See more
Signed Books Make Great Gifts!See more
First Novel PrizeSee more
Holiday Picks - Imaginative Worlds (Fiction)See more
Holiday Picks - Thrilling Stories (Fiction)See more
Holiday Picks - Explore the Past (Fiction)See more
Holiday Picks - Small Town Intrigue (Fiction)See more
Holiday Picks - Our Present Moment (Fiction)See more
Richard Powers RecommendsSee more
Holiday Picks - Food Lovers (Non-fiction)See more
Holiday Picks - The Joys of Reading (Non-fiction)See more
Holiday Picks - Scientific Minds (Non-fiction)See more
Holiday Picks - Pop Culture Fanatics (Non-fiction)See more
Holiday Picks - Fine Arts (Non-fiction)See more
Holiday Picks - Political Spirits (Non-fiction)See more
Holiday Picks - The First Person (Non-fiction)See more
Holiday Picks - History Buffs (Non-fiction)See more
Holiday Picks - International Flights (Fiction)See more
Holiday Picks - Kids (Junior Edition)See more
Holiday Picks - Kids (Picture Books)See more
Holiday Picks - Kids (Young Adult)See more
Holiday Picks - Kids (Middle Grade)See more
Holiday Picks - PoetrySee more
Best Sellers 10/13 - 10/19See more
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