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  • Spring 2021 Announcements: Religion & Spirituality

    This season, religious publishers turn to the ways spirituality can uplift those suffering from depression or anxiety. They also continue to confront systemic issues at the heart of abuse scandals and propose grassroots strategies to overcome social inequalities.

  • Mom’s the Word: New Parenting Books 2021

    These books send out a lifeline to women caregivers.

  • Happy Parents’ Day: New Parenting Books 2021

    New books reflect the evolving definition of “modern family.”

  • Adult Books for Spring 2021

    Our editors highlighted a mix of books, from surefire bestsellers to clever dark horse picks. We looked at titles publishing between February and August and broke the season’s offerings into 15 categories.

  • Spring 2021 Announcements: Memoirs & Biographies

    Winston Churchill gets a rather personal look this season, as does Tupac Shakur. Also, watch out for memoirs from two Emmy-winning actors and a journalist, plus a new biography of D.H. Lawrence.

  • Spring 2021 Announcements: Literary Fiction

    Two featured novels are set just after the 2016 election, while a few others look back on the material excess of the 1980s, suggesting that the decade of Trump’s invention is much on writers’ minds.

  • Spring 2021 Announcements: History

    Civil rights crusaders, feminist rule breakers, undercover resistance fighters, swashbuckling explorers, and relentless justice seekers headline a season jam-packed with revolutionary moments in American history.

  • Spring 2021 Announcements: Essays & Literary Criticism

    This season’s offerings feature career-spanning works and collections by up-and-coming essayists. Several also use classic literature as a means to examine personal experiences.

  • Spring 2021 Announcements: Cooking & Food

    Latin America has strong representation this season along with offerings from an award-winning pitmaster, a blogger, and the mother of a celebrity fan-favorite.

  • Spring 2021 Announcements: Comics & Graphic Novels

    The big news: Alison Bechdel is back—her much-anticipated return is accompanied by buzzy spring comics including diverse debuts, politically charged nonfiction, and one from a Nobel laureate.

  • Spring 2021 Announcements: Business & Economics

    Business publishers are trying to help readers adapt to the mass migration to remote work and an increased emphasis on diversity issues.

  • Spring 2021 Announcements: Art, Architecture & Photography

    Fashion, post-Instagram photography, outdoor living, and nontraditional arts and artists are among this season’s preoccupations.

  • Spring 2021 Announcements: SF, Fantasy & Horror

    History and folklore animate this spring’s fantasies, while socially conscious sci-fi and dystopian fiction reflect the present moment.

  • Spring 2021 Announcements: Science

    Unsurprisingly, climate change is a big topic this season. Authors also consider hormones, the human brain, and the beginning of the universe.

  • Spring 2021 Announcements: Romance & Erotica

    Spring’s romances promise far-flung getaways, daring historical adventures, and glimpses into the private lives of celebrities.

  • Spring 2021 Announcements: Politics & Current Affairs

    Spring sees new voices and old hands tackling America’s social ills, first draft histories of the Covid-19 pandemic and 2020 presidential campaign, food industry exposés, political manifestos, and dispatches from China’s internment camps.

  • Spring 2021 Announcements: Poetry

    Ruminative and searching, brash and brave, these collections ask and recast questions of identity while exploring the richness of contemporary life.

  • Spring 2021 Announcements: Mysteries & Thrillers

    Golden Age Hollywood is the focus of James Ellroy’s latest and Ava Barry’s debut, but there’s plenty of trouble abroad as well, shown in new novels from Victor del Árbol and Eva Garcia Sáenz.

  • Spring 2021 Announcements: Lifestyle

    This season, trends of minimalist and sustainable living accelerate, and many publishers offer mindfulness and slowing down as strategies for dealing with mental and physical health issues magnified by the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • Your Money and Your Life: Business & Personal Finance Books 2020–20201

    Personal finance writers take a sober look at how readers can protect their families’ financial security in crisis times.

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