The international literary icon opens his eclectic closet: Here are photographs of Murakami’s extensive and personal T-shirt collection, accompanied by essays that reveal a side of the writer rarely seen by the public. Read the First Few Pages of Murakami T on the blog.
Whether you’re interested in fashion, travel, music, or architecture, there’s a perfect coffee table book that you will enjoy reading as much as you’ll love decorating with them. Here are coffee table book recommendations for the ultimate #HomeBuddy. Read more on the blog.
A pretend relationship gives two friends more than they bargained for in a Renaissance Faire rom com filled with flower crowns, kilts, corsets, and sword fights. Read the First Few Pages of Well Matched on the blog.
Naomi Novik is the acclaimed New York Times-bestselling author of the Nebula Award-winning novel Uprooted, Spinning Silver, and the nine-volume Temeraire series. A Deadly Education is the first of the Scholomance trilogy. Read more on the blog.
An epic achievement and a huge delight, the entire history of popular music over the past fifty years refracted through the big genres that have defined and dominated it: rock, R&B, country, punk, hip-hop, dance music, and pop. Read the First Few Pages of Major Labels on the blog.
Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout explores the mysteries of marriage and the secrets we keep, as a former couple reckons with where they’ve come from—and what they’ve left behind. Read the First Few Pages of Oh William! on the blog.
The winner of the 2020 National Book Award for Fiction Interior Chinatown is a deeply personal novel about race, pop culture, immigration, assimilation, and escaping the roles we are forced to play. Read more about the book and author Charles Yu on the blog.
While stories ignite our imaginations and bring us closer to places we can’t explore, knowing folklore of specific destinations can help us feel more connected to things we have yet to encounter. Check out these folktales from around the world for readers of all ages.