Take unfiltered youth, stir in equal parts sweet, bitter, and tart, strain through New York City, garnish with a flourish that brings down the house, and baby you got it: City of Girls by #1 New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Gilbert. READ MORE
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Cookbooks play a huge role in Amy Thielenâ€™s life. In her first book, the James Beard Award-winning cookbook The New Midwestern Table, Amy celebrates the hearty, from-the-earth cooking of her native Midwest. Now in her second book, Give a Girl a Knife, Amy shares her journey from childhood to adulthood, and how food was intertwined with it all. READ MORE
Swing Time, the eagerly anticipated new novel from Zadie Smith and her first in four years, will not disappoint. READ MORE
Open a bottle of wine and have a spread of fine cheeses to munch on as you listen to Stephanie Danlerâ€™s assured debut, Sweetbitter.
New York Times bestselling author Melanie Benjamin‘s newest book is TheÂ Swans of Fifth Avenue. ItÂ is the story of Truman Capote and New Yorkâ€™s 1950s socialites: Slim Keith, C.Z. Guest, Gloria Guinness, Pamela Churchill, and Babe Paley. These women are otherwise known as New Yorkâ€™s â€śSwansâ€ť. In 1975, after years of friendship (particularly between Capote and Babe), Capote published a thinly veiled story about the Swansâ€™s deepest, darkest secrets–which left everyone reeling, and Capote ousted from their society. Melanie Benjamin writes meticulously and fantastically of this event, what led up to it, and how Capote and Babe became such fast, deep friends. READ MORE