Latest from Stephanie Merry
Our commenters had some thoughtful responses to a story about novels that ended in disappointing ways.
  • Oct 24, 2020
Among this month’s picks: a shortlisted Booker Prize novel and last year’s winner, Margaret Atwood’s “The Testaments.”
  • Sep 28, 2020
2020’s books to read are an uncanny reflection of our current moment.
  • Sep 2, 2020
Book cover trends come and go. These days, they’re mostly about nature.
  • Aug 26, 2020
Erin Morgenstern’s “The Starless Sea” and Jill Biden’s memoir are among the top picks.
  • Aug 26, 2020
Commenters responded to a recent essay about giving away books with a mix of philosophical musings and practical advice.
  • Aug 1, 2020
Election ballots may look boring now, but that wasn’t always the case.
  • Jul 22, 2020
“Trick Mirror,” “The Last Widow” and “Three Women” were all hardcover bestsellers.
  • Jul 20, 2020
Readers are reaching for “White Fragility” and “How to Be an Antiracist,” among other titles.
  • Jun 4, 2020
The Harry Potter series creator is also asking her young readers to supply illustrations for the print version of the novel, available in November.
  • May 26, 2020