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  • Beyond the Iron Curtain: New Books About the Cold War

    Twenty-five years after the fall of the Soviet Union, new books explore what we have yet to learn from the Cold War.

  • Fall 2016 Adult Announcements: Comics & Graphic Novels

    Fall’s graphic novels are teeming with emerging cartoonists exploring life and meaning, while established creators return to favorite themes. Riad Sattouf’s memoir continues, Jason Shiga presents a mind-bending puzzle, Sarah Glidden examines refugee life in Iraq, and Margaret Atwood turns to a fantasy about a cat-bird-man.

  • Fall 2016 Adult Announcements: Art, Architecture & Photography

    From imaginary museums to heritage sites, archives, and bookshops, the big art books this season pay tribute to the cultural institutions that house, preserve, and inspire great works of art.

  • Fall 2016 Adult Announcements: Cooking & Food

    This season we see a focus on home cooking and the return of some big names: Alton Brown is publishing his first book in five years, and Anthony Bourdain is publishing his first in 10. Meanwhile, perennial bestsellers like Ina Garten, Donna Hay, and Guy Fieri again have standouts. In cuisine trends, keep your eye on the food of Cuba.

  • Fall 2016 Adult Announcements: Essays & Literary Criticism

    This fall’s literary nonfiction disproves, or at least complicates, the notion that the writer’s life is a lonely one. Collections of correspondence capture authors in conversation with family members, publishers, and each other, while literary histories reveal the relationships that nurtured classic books on the way to publication.

  • Fall 2016 Adult Announcements: Business & Economics

    Some of the biggest business books planned for the fall highlight the impact of technology on society.

  • Fall 2016 Adult Announcements: All Our Coverage

    It’s that time of year again, when we anticipate the upcoming fall season with listings of the books we predict will make a splash as summer wanes and the weather cools.

  • Fall 2016 Adult Announcements: History

    The variety of books in the category is on full display in this season’s top history titles, with biographies of Renaissance princes, family histories, war journalism, Soviet spy thrillers, and true crime accounts.

  • Fall 2016 Adult Announcements: Mysteries & Thrillers

    Big books from major authors, impressive first novels, and unusual anthologies demonstrate the amazing diversity of this popular genre, which continues to dominate bestseller lists.

  • Fall 2016 Adult Announcements: Memoirs & Biographies

    In a season of books from big names—note Bruce Springsteen and Amy Schumer—there’s happily room for many more stories: tales of unexpected heroes helping others or bearing misfortune with humor and courage, stories of athletic triumph, bios of intriguing historical figures, and more.

  • Fall 2016 Adult Announcements: Lifestyle

    Anti-aging continues to be a hot topic, but now with a broader application, as authors focus on how to prolong both life span and “healthspan.” Elsewhere, this season’s titles show a yen for the counterintuitive, speaking up in favor of dirt, fat, and a new idea for combating food allergies.

  • Fall 2016 Adult Announcements: Poetry

    The mainstream and the underrepresented, the indigenous and the immigrant, the modern and the ancient all find their space in poetry, in the play of language. These poets pose much-needed challenges to language and its operation.

  • Fall 2016 Adult Announcements: Literary Fiction

    This fall’s fiction presents a mix of the everyday and the seismic. From deathbed confessions and earthquakes to family portraits and a total reimagining of the Underground Railroad, life’s moments, from smallest to largest, are explored.

  • Fall 2016 Adult Announcements: SF, Fantasy & Horror

    International fiction, including several exciting books in translation, and collections of short fiction are the highlights of this fall’s list. Longtime fans of science fiction and fantasy will also be delighted to see new books from cherished authors Connie Willis and Peter S. Beagle, and a collection of novellas by the legendary Ursula K. Le Guin.

  • Fall 2016 Adult Announcements: Politics & Current Events

    With the presidential election just months away, this fall’s crop of politics books dives into the issues and cultural trends that are driving the daily news cycle.

  • Fall 2016 Adult Announcements: Romance & Erotica

    Romance fans will be sad to see some popular series wrapping up, including Stephanie Laurens’s Adventurers Quartet and Debbie Macomber’s Rose Harbor series. But there’s plenty of new excitement on the horizon, including a novel linking Tessa Dare’s two popular Regency series, and a series launch from fan-favorite Regency author Mary Balogh.

  • Fall 2016 Adult Announcements: Science

    Off-planet observations—the search for extraterrestrial life and curiosity about our universe—and time travel are among the wide-ranging subjects in this fall’s science books. The mind/body/consciousness zeitgeist also presses on, smartly incorporating air and sea creatures as well as land lubbers.

  • New Spanish-Language Books Publishing in June

    A select listing of new Spanish-language titles.

  • The Heat Is On: Romance Novels 2016

    Digital-first romance publishers are evolving in terms of author branding, marketing, format, and more.

  • Gender Expressions: Transgender Books, 2016

    As transgender issues become increasingly part of the national conversation, new books give voice to transgender people's experiences.

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