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What We're Reading This Summer

A collection of books recommended by The Atlantic’s editors and writers<p><i>The Atlantic</i>’s editors and writers share their recommendations for summer reading—new titles, old favorites, and others in between.<p><i>Homegoing</i><p><b>By Yaa Gyasi</b><p>In her first novel, Yaa Gyasi cleverly weaves the intergenerational tale of …

What College Freshmen Are Reading

I can remember the weeks before starting school at Skidmore College, furiously trying to finish Gregory Howard Williams' memoir, <i>Life on the Color Line.</i> The book had been assigned as our freshman reading assignment — part of the First-Year Experience at the liberal arts school in Saratoga Springs, …

The ultimate holiday reading guide: 178 books to make you a wiser traveller

What should you be reading this summer? Here are a few of our suggestions, listed under some of the destinations most popular with British travellers. The rough criteria were that the books mentioned should be evocative of place, or illuminating of culture or have caused a bit of a stir locally or …

10 Epic Drives in the U.S. National Parks

Pack your hiking shoes, your camera and some camping gear, because some of the most epic drives in the United States are hidden inside National Parks …

The 28 best books about America

Newer offerings<p>Two prize-winning travel writers have departed from habit recently to turn their attention on the southern United States. One is Paul Theroux, who in <b>Deep South</b> (1; Penguin) spurns trains, buses and boats to spend a year-and-a-half motoring in his own car through a piece of his own …

There's 21 new World Heritage Listed destinations to add to your bucket list

Fossil-rich cliffs in Canada from 500 million years ago, sea caves used by Neanderthals, 99 artificial islands in the remote Pacific Ocean and 17 …

Six science fiction novels you should be reading

There’s no better place to catch up with the best in recent science fiction than the shortlist for the Arthur C. Clarke Award. Selected from more …

Ten Outstanding Books to Read This Summer and Beyond

<b>Sweetbitter, by Stephanie Danler</b><br>What sets 29-year-old Stephanie Danler’s palatable literary debut <i>Sweetbitter</i> apart from every other coming-of-age …

New adventures: what to read in science fiction and fantasy this month

Dinosaurs, Deep Space Opera, and a bespectacled wizard boy<p><i>Every month, a trove of undiscovered worlds arrive in bookstores, waiting for explorers. New adventures is a new weekend series that will preview the month ahead in science fiction and fantasy novels.</i><p>This month, we’ve got books from places …

What We’re Reading This Summer

A few months ago, I started commuting to the office from a small town on Long Island. The train ride, with its cheerful, sunny mornings and hushed, purple evenings, has done wonders for my reading life. For the last week or so, I’ve been hurtling through “Here I Am,” the upcoming novel by Jonathan …

Summer reading: 76 books to pack for your holiday

History<p><b>West of Eden by Jean Stein</b><br>A selective, sly history of studio-era Hollywood by a film mogul’s daughter. One of the best books ever written about the movies. Jonathan Cape, £20<p><b>The Romanovs by Simon Sebag Montefiore </b>“It was hard to be a tsar,” Montefiore writes at the beginning of this joyful …

Looking for a Summer Art Read? Here Are 9 Addictive New Page-Turners to Take to the Beach

Summer is for swimming, for romance, for weekend retreats, for ice cream, and for reading particularly breezy page-turners that can hold our …

10 Forgotten Fantastical Novels You Should Read Immediately – Page 2

<b>Masters of Atlantis, Charles Portis</b><p>“When I turned in my novel <i>The Digging Leviathan</i>, my editor called on the telephone with an understandable …

10 Forgotten Fantastical Novels You Should Read Immediately

Fans of magical prose and magical worlds, take heart. Titan Books has recently released a special limited edition version of steampunk legend James …

The 25 Best Debut Novels of 2016: Today in Critical Linking

<i>Announcing the Long List for the 2016 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize</i><p>The Center for Fiction may not explicitly call these the 25 Best Debut …

The Books You Should Read in July

The best sci-fi, thrillers, nonfiction, and more out this month.<p><i>Dark Matter,</i> by Blake Crouch<p>In physics, “dark matter” is a hypothetical form of matter, which we are pretty sure exists even though we can’t prove it. This works as a good metaphor for a thriller based on paranoia and conspiracies. Or …

Black Mirror

Yes, classicists ignore the East – this books shows why

Michael Scott’s Ancient Worlds is an admirable study of Greece, Rome, China and India which shows how little really connected them<p>Classics is a boastful subject. Even the name — classics — has an inner boast; as does the classics course at Oxford, Literae Humaniores (‘more humane letters’), and the …

8 books you must read to become a better writer

All good writers know the best way to improve your writing is to write. And the second best way?<p>Study the craft.<p>Reading books can take you farther  —  and faster  — on your journey toward becoming a better writer. For a few dollars and a few hours of your time, you can absorb the strategies and …

Read These 23 Books And Authors When The Injustice Is Overwhelming

Words might not feel like much, but they are powerful and more needed than ever.<p>After tragedies like those the nation has grappled with in the past week ― the shooting deaths of two black men, Philando Castile and Alton Sterling, at the hands of police officers, followed by a deadly sniper attack …