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​11 Top Authors Pick the Best Books of the Year

David Baldacci, Louise Penny and others offer their favorite reads from 2021 and of all time​


For Your Reading Lists

How to Have More Fun

Advice from the author of ‘The Power of Fun’ on living a more joyful life

​9 Music Memoirs

​Get the inside stories on B.B. King, Led Zeppelin, Stevie Van Zandt and other legends​

​7 Nonfiction Audiobooks

​These entertaining memoirs, histories and other great stories for long road trips

26 of 2021's Top New Novels

Blockbuster thrillers from Grisham and Baldacci, plus award-worthy novels by Franzen and much more

Things Lost to the Internet

​An author highlights once-normal parts of life — from bad photos to true solitude — that are nearly history​​​

Dive Into a Murder Mystery

Serialization of ‘The Heron’s Cry’ starts with a body. Follow detectives as they solve the case on Members Only Access

Author Interviews

Katie Couric Talks to AARP About 'Going There'

The former ‘Today’ show host opens up about her regrets, triumphs, heartbreak and ambition

Louise Erdrich on her new novel 'The Sentence,' career

The esteemed author was shaped by her Native American roots

Thor's Thriller 'Black Ice' Includes Real World Intrigue

The author says he likes to mix fact with fiction — and that his hero Scot Harvath is headed for Hollywood

9 Questions for Best-Selling Author Michael Pollan

The author of ‘This Is Your Mind on Plants’ says psychedelics ‘are wasted on the young’

​David Copperfield Reveals the ‘History of Magic’

​The famed illusionist shows us his private museum and explains why magic matters​​​

Jane Goodall Explains Why She Hasn't Lost Hope

The famous naturalist says it's not too late (yet) to save the planet

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