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  • Adult Books for Fall 2021

    This fall is looking to be a great one on the book front, as you’re about to see. Our editors highlight 824 forthcoming titles and pick their top 10 books in each of 15 categories.

  • Fall 2021 Announcements: Cooking & Food

    This season’s cookbooks take a less-is-more approach to meals, while notable chefs get personal with recipes inspired by their time at home.

  • Fall 2021 Announcements: Essays & Literary Criticism

    Artificial intelligence, race, and the immigrant experience feature prominently in a season full of essay collections about contemporary concerns.

  • Fall 2021 Announcements: Comics & Graphic Novels

    Many of this fall’s top comics look with hope (or horror) toward the future—while others reckon with the past, including Rep. John Lewis’s long-anticipated next memoir.

  • Fall 2021 Announcements: Business & Economics

    The impact of the pandemic and other headline-grabbing events are the topics of some of fall’s most compelling business titles.

  • Fall 2021 Announcements: History

    Fall’s histories recover the lost stories of Black pioneers; offer new takes on the Revolutionary War, the Middle Ages, the Ottoman Empire, and U.S. pacifism; and reveal secret CIA missions in Africa and Afghanistan.

  • Fall 2021 Announcements: Art, Architecture & Photography

    This season brings sweeping overviews and histories on a range of topics, disciplines, regions, and artists, from digital art and interior design to large-scale murals and ancient cave paintings.

  • Fall 2021 Announcements: Lifestyle

    This season’s titles focus on leading healthier and happier lives in the post-Covid era. Dealing with grief is also a prominent topic.

  • Fall 2021 Announcements: Memoirs & Biographies

    This season promises not to be a drag, though the word finds another meaning in memoirs from a winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race and the star of the TV show Pose.

  • Fall 2021 Announcements: SF/Fantasy/Horror

    This fall is a season for beginnings and endings, with grand finales for several blockbuster sci-fi and fantasy series, new endeavors from big-name authors, and a selection of splashy debuts.

  • Fall 2021 Announcements: Science

    Fittingly, this fall’s titles spotlight immunity and the Covid-19 vaccine. Climate change is still a hot topic, and bugs, trauma, and consciousness get their fair share of attention, too.

  • Fall 2021 Announcements: Romance & Erotica

    Enemies become lovers, fake relationships turn real, and exes get second chances at making things work: this fall’s romances put fresh spins on favorite tropes with plenty of holiday cheer and a touch of magic to boot.

  • Fall 2021 Announcements: Politics & Current Events

    Covid-19, SCOTUS, and the Navy SEALs headline this season’s offerings, along with memoirs from rising politicians, rehashes of Trump administration scandals, takedowns of the gun industry, and portraits of inequality in America.

  • Fall 2021 Announcements: Poetry

    With a keen eye on the paradoxes of human experience, these titles find new ways to celebrate resilience and the innumerable joys of the everyday.

  • Fall 2021 Announcements: Mysteries & Thrillers

    Hillary Rodham Clinton makes her fiction debut this season with a political thriller coauthored with Louise Penny, and a number of veteran genre authors also have big books, including Megan Abbott, Paula Hawkins, and Stephen King.

  • Fall 2021 Announcements: Literary Fiction

    Big-name writers consider new and familiar terrain, and an interest in the power of the written word runs through the season’s notable fiction titles.

  • Tale as Old as Time: Romance Books 2021

    Romance reimaginings cozy up to the classics.

  • Wander, Lust: Romance Books 2021

    New books send their romantic leads across the country and around the globe for their happily ever afters.

  • Sex and the Single Parent: Romance Books 2021

    Authors give seasoned characters another shot at love.

  • Life, Interrupted: Mental Health Books 2021

    Several forthcoming titles use personal narratives to offer timely lessons in emotional health and wellness.

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