April 21, 2013 Author Sloane Crosley is moving apartments — and, just as importantly, her library. Some books will come with her; others won't. But when she can't find the sheets or shampoo, these are the titles she'll want easy access to.
April 21, 2013 In his latest book, the author of The Omnivore's Dilemma and In Defense of Food turns his attention to how we use the four classical elements to transform plants and animals into food, and argues that home cooking can remake the American food system.
April 20, 2013 D.A. Mishani is the author of one of the few detective novels written in Hebrew. He talked to intern Lidia Jean Kott about why the genre has historically been unpopular in Israel and about the dangers of reading too much crime fiction.
April 19, 2013 Also: Penguin offers to drop Apple ebook deals over European antitrust case; a page out of Thomas Pynchon's latest novel; and a long-overdue apology.
April 18, 2013 At No. 8, philosopher Jim Holt asks physicists, novelists and theologians Why Does The World Exist?
April 18, 2013 A forensic pathologist tracks Jack the Ripper in Alex Grecian's The Yard. It appears at No. 14.
April 18, 2013 Debuting at No. 11, Mark Mazzetti's The Way of the Knife traces the CIA's changing sphere of action.
April 18, 2013 Meg Wolitzer's The Interestings follows six talented friends for four decades. It debuts at No. 7.