Our 51 Favorite Books of 2023

Declare certain books “the best”? Such hubris! But there's something special about these, and we hope you enjoy them as much as we did.

Authors on Audio: Stephan Pastis

An occasional series in which writers speak for themselves.

An Interview with Aaron Hamburger

The novelist talks Havana, Peter Pan collars, and his indomitable immigrant grandmother.

Our 7 Most Favorable Reviews in November 2023

We came, we read, we gushed. Here’s a recap of the titles that left us especially warm and swoony last month.

Our 5 Most Popular Posts: November 2023

We love every piece we run. There are no winners or losers. But all kidding aside, here are November’s winners.

Julianne Malveaux in Conversation with Ramunda Lark Young

The author of Surviving and Thriving: 365 Facts in Black Economic History comes to DC on Wed., Dec. 6th, at 7 p.m.!

A Patriotic Pick: December 2023

Enjoy this Grateful American™ reading recommendation!

Cape of No Hope

Deon Meyer’s police procedurals bring to life the grittier side of South Africa.