Something is amiss on Amanda Greene’s college campus in this fantastical novel wherein enlightenment lies just... Read More
One for the Books
Gabriel Levinson and the ANTIBOOKCLUB
Gabriel Levinson is a one-man book phenomenon. Notorious for conceptualizing ways to draw new readers to the books they really shouldn’t miss, in 2010 he launched ANTIBOOKCLUB, an independent press dedicated to publishing titles of superior quality.
Associate Editor Michelle Schingler talks to book Blogger Andi Miller (of Estella's Revenge) about her clever, practical approach to reading challenges in the new year: she's going to read her own damn books.
An Eclectic Journey
Winter 2016 Travel Books
Brave travelers undertake wild adventures in our Winter 2016 travel book selections: to Ukraine, in the name of love; across the world; into highly dramatic modern Indonesia; to reside among a seaside people in Japan; in the footsteps of samurai.
Memoir and the Art of Making 'You' Universal
A memoir, almost by definition, is a work of narcissism. However, the best memoirs are not really about you at all. The good ones are those that help readers see themselves, too. As author Shulem Deen puts it, a memoir is not therapy.
A World In Danger
Climate Change Books from Winter 2016
There's no denying that we've drastically impacted the planet. These six books both explore our changed ecosystems and offer a reparative way forward.
Six Great Graphic Novels from Winter 2016
A quest for Shangri La. Talismans against the darkness. A Buddhist monk on a dramatic quest. A bear looking for his place in the world. Modern takes on the myth of Prometheus. The race to obtain a treasure sought by Templars.
Gained in Translation
5 Books that Read Just as Beautifully in English
In an increasingly global marketplace of ideas, it’s little wonder that literary translations represent a growing segment of book sales. The five translations listed here, featured in our Winter 2016 edition, manage to pull it off beautifully.
No More Cartwheels After Closing
Mourning My Lost Librarian Status
I’ve gone from insider back to patron. I’ve signed up for a library card online, and now only have to visit my local branch to be back on borrowing terms. But I’m hesitating. How will I fare without my librarian’s privileges?
In this superior work of historical fiction, a black laundress is accused of murder in a town dominated by Jim Crow.... Read More
A story about a Holocaust survivor seeking vengeance showcases Leviant at his absurdist best. Beneath the linguistic... Read More
With candor and credibility, this book offers sage advice to those starting out in the business world. Reflecting on... Read More
A chilling story about a family struggling to survive in the frozen mountains—and to overcome the challenges of... Read More
The colonel’s concern for the men and women of the Canadian armed forces is clear as he outlines the extent to... Read More
Lily of the Valley is an elegantly bound poetic volume that celebrates the varied inheritances of Jewish American... Read More
With electric prose, Harnisch makes a strong case for the rights and dignity of the mentally ill. No one grasps the... Read More