The Books of Summer

These reads—all publishing this summer—will keep you busy 'til Labor Day.

Author Essay

Once More to the Cape

Paul Graham, author of In Memory of Bread learns that "You can't go home again" applies to vacation spots, too.

By Paul Graham • 3 weeks ago
Author Essay

Harlem and Me

Jazz Moon author Joe Okonkwo revels in the art, music, and sexuality of the Harlem Renaissance

By Joe Okonkwo • 4 weeks ago

Books to Lift Your Spirits

14 books to help you turn that frown upside down.

By • 4 weeks ago

Olivia de Havilland: Hollywood Actress to Parisienne

In this excerpt from her delightful memoir, Every Frenchman Has One, the legendary Gone with the Wind actress learns a new tongue.

By Olivia de Havilland • 4 weeks ago

Start reading psychological thriller Black-Eyed Susans

Called “utterly riveting and relentlessly creepy," author Julia Heaberlin's novel of suspense will thrill you.

By JULIA HEABERLIN • 4 weeks ago
Author Essay

Truth Behind Fiction: Discovering A Place Called Winter

Novelist Patrick Gale follows the trail of his "Cowboy Grandpa" and finds himself, and his family, on the Canadian frontier.

By Patrick Gale • 4 weeks ago
Author Essay

The Books of Summer

Karen White, author of Flight Patterns, on what makes a great summer read

By Karen White • 1 month ago