What To Make of Heather, the Totality | Book Pulse

The debut novel by the creator of Mad Men is drawing conflicting critical opinion. Janet Maslin leaves no doubt about her take on the newest Lee Child novel.

Reese Witherspoon & Kevin Young Make News | Book Pulse

Reese Witherspoon announces her next book group title, while poet and scholar Kevin Young takes up his post as the poetry editor of The New Yorker.

Watching This Week & Getting Ready for the NBAs | Book Pulse

Two adaptations begin this week and a third gets a trailer. The National Book Awards are announced next week. The NYT helps gets readers ready.

Run Your Week: Big Books, Sure Bets, & Titles Making News | Book Pulse

Lee Child leads the week, Bonfire by Krysten Ritter builds buzz, and Art Garfunkel offers a song-filled interview.

Smitten Kitchen Every Day: What To Read, Listen to, Watch Next | RA Crossroads

Smitten Kitchen Every Day is a joyful family cookbook full of straightforward yet creative cooking, written in a warm, witty, and confiding voice that makes readers wish Perelman lived next door.

The Cookbook Countdown Begins | Wyatt’s World

It’s that time of year, when readers turn to the culinary collection to guide them through preparing those upcoming special meals. Start highlighting the richness of your holdings with books that get readers thinking about the cooking life of others—and their own.

Sherlock Holmes, 125 Years Strong | RA Crossroads

Celebrating the 125th anniversary of Conan Doyle’s famous short stories, originally serialized in The Strand Magazine, then published in book form in 1892, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes continue to leave readers deeply satisfied.

New Bestsellers Arrive | Book Pulse

New titles on the week’s bestsellers lists, a glowing review of Alias Grace, & Comey’s title revealed

November Reading Lists Arrive | Book Pulse

November book lists arrive, data lit has a moment, and Ta-Nehisi Coates offers a Civil War reading list.

Three Titles Taking Off | Book Pulse

Hank and Jim by Scott Eyman breaks through, a busy PR push pays off for Chris Matthews, and Seattle is honored by UNESCO as a City of Literature.