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Is Brooklyn New York's Book Borough?

Manhattan remains the center of book publishing, but Brooklyn is where bibliophiles go to shop.


The Best New Cookbooks for Fall 2017

Fourteen vibrant new volumes to add to your bookshelf this season.


6 New Memoirs to Read This Fall

From death, to love, to the volatile political climate, we’ve found something for every memoir fan.


7 Books to Pack for End-of-Summer Travel

John Connolly, author of the Charlie Parker series of mystery novels, shares his end-of-summer literary to-do list with DEPARTURES readers.


The Best Beach Reads to Indulge in This Summer

Six books to pick up (and take with you on a weekend getaway).


Required Reading: Childhood, Messy Childhood

Three authors capture their complicated familial pasts in captivating new memoirs.


Distress Signals: Maile Meloy's Do Not Become Alarmed

Meloy’s new novel captures the thrills and dangers of ocean cruises.


Spring 2017 Reading List

Ten stellar books to stack on your nightstand in the coming months.


Inside the Rockefeller Family Gardens

In an excerpt from a new book, former House & Garden editor Dominique Browning details the journey behind photographs of the family...


Review: Garth Risk Hallberg’s City on Fire

Could a 944-page debut novel about New York's long-lost grit be this year's The Goldfinch?