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Bookshelf: Guides to the Birds, Superlatives and History of the Hidden City

Books perfect for summer in New York offer manuals for overlooked sites, witty history lessons, Central Park tree facts and whimsical maps.

Just Being Honest

Can I be honest with you for a minute here? These colloquially updated Bible passages at The Toast are pretty funny. You could also read a brief history of colloquial titles. The post Just Being Honest appeared first on The Millions...

Michael Herr (1940 - 2016)

Michael Herr, war correspondent and author of Dispatches--widely considered to be the definitive history of the Vietnam War--has died at the age of 76.

BitchTapes: Summer Makeouts

Maggie Owsley Christine and the Queens Start sweet and end sexy or start sexy and end sweet. The great thing about summer romances is they have an airy, no pressure quality from the get go. Enjoy the sun, enjoy the summer & most of all...Show More Summary

Influential Books

The Library of Congress has published an updated list of the most influential books in America after hearing responses from the public. The post Influential Books appeared first on The Millions.

Graphic Novel Friday: Hot Dog Taste Test

Hot Dog Taste Test by Lisa Hanawalt is a book to take home, understanding that everyone will read it before you and laugh at all the funny parts, teasing, “O.K., but you have to look at this page for one...

Atwood Adapted

Netflix and Hulu are set to adapt Margaret Atwood’s novels Alias Grace and The Handmaid’s Tale, respectively. Check out our own Edan Lepucki’s piece on Atwood’s vision of the future. The post Atwood Adapted appeared first on The Millions.

Inside The New York Times Book Review Podcast: Inside The New York Times Book Review: Why Populism Now?

Sam Tanenhaus talks about the season’s new political books; and Calvin Trillin discusses “Jackson, 1964,” a collection of his writing.

My Bookshelf, Myself: My 10 Favorite Books: Laurie Anderson

The titles the musician and artist would most want with her on a desert island.

Dogs of War: Bronwen Dickey on Pit Bulls

There is no reason why anyone should live in a place where animal control officers can come to your house and seize your dog and euthanize your dog based on the way it looks when it hasn’t done anything wrong. The post Dogs of War: Bronwen Dickey on Pit Bulls appeared first on The Millions.

Invisible Women

On middle-aged women’s struggle for visibility. The post Invisible Women appeared first on The Millions.

Crime: The Latest and Best in Crime Fiction

Walter Mosley’s mellow private eye, Easy Rawlins, is back in “Charcoal Joe.”

Open Book: Populism’s Origin Story

A look back at books that have attempted to tell the story of populism in the United States.

Nonfiction: Why Are Whites So Angry?

A history of white resentment of blacks since the Civil War.

America: Through The Eyes of A Nepali Writer

Krishna Dharabasi's "Great Falls" As a result of releasing "JHOLA", a movie based on the literature of Krishna Dharabasi, the author of Great Falls visited 18 states in America; but his main objective was to understand American society. Show More Summary

Inside the List

Bobby Brown’s memoir, at No. 9 on the hardcover nonfiction list, is filled with sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll. And dance moves: “Break dancing, pop locking — man, I was unbelievable.”

Letters to the Editor

Readers respond to a recent review of Paul Tough’s “Helping Children Succeed” and more.

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