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.

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.

Alias Grace Premieres | Book Pulse

Alias Grace, based on the novel by Margaret Atwood, begins streaming on Netfix this Friday while Smile by Roddy Doyle gets a riveting review in the NYT

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

Michael Connelly’s Two Kinds of Truth leads in holds this week; In the Midst of Winter by Isabel Allende gets notable attention; and The Shadow District by Arnaldur Indridason gets an early rave.

New Bestsellers Arrive | Book Pulse

The week ends with 12 books new to the best seller lists and a final chance at Halloween reading.

Carnegie Medal Finalists; Marisha Pessl Talks Thrillers | Book Pulse

The Carnegie committee picks six finalists, thrillers get attention from author Marisha Pessl (Night Film), and Janet Maslin raves about John Grisham in The New York Times.