December 20, 2013 Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger describe a band of spies in George Washington's Secret Six, at No. 10.
December 20, 2013 At No. 4, Mitch Albom's The First Phone Call From Heaven tells the story of an ex-con single father.
December 20, 2013 Paul Torday was 67. Also: J.K. Rowling will collaborate on a Harry Potter play; Dave Eggers opines on privacy rights; and The New Yorker launches a poetry podcast.
December 19, 2013 If you rarely pick up stories or verse, here's a handy guide to some of 2013's best collections. Whether you tend toward family dramas, biographies, gritty journalism or darkly comic novels, we've got a book for you — and it just might turn you into a story lover or poetry addict.
December 19, 2013 Deconstructed salads and nachos go in hexagonal bowls that mimic the layout of the German board game with a cult following. Cookbook author Chris-Rachel Oseland says that the recipes are perfect for die-hard players with dietary restrictions.
December 19, 2013 Mark Obama Ndesandjo will reportedly recall his father's abusive behavior. Also: A Turkish court suspends the trial of men accused of "corrupting public morals" for publishing a century-old novel; and a new e-book subscription service launches.
December 18, 2013 What books that touch on topics of race would you recommend to a not-so-bookish teen? A reader asks us to share our suggestions.
December 18, 2013 St. Nicholas Magazine published the work of Eudora Welty, 11, E.B. White, 11, and William Faulkner, 16 — Faulkner and Welty for drawings, White for a story about a winter stroll. The children's monthly emphasized a love of nature, which led to some advising, "If you want to get published in the magazine, write something nice about an animal."
December 18, 2013 Also: The Anarchist Cookbook's author says it's time for that book to disappear; and a recipe for "Nietzsche's Angel Food Cake."
December 18, 2013 Forget the taped readings of yore. Today's audiobooks feature integrated musical performances, movie-quality sound effects and all-star casts of rotating narrators. Take a peek at the new world of listenable literature with AudioFile magazine founder Robin Whitten's list of four notable audiobooks from 2013.