From beautiful foliage in Central Park to crisp, refreshing days spent visiting our favorite bookstores, we can’t think of anything better than autumn in New York! So, we’ve teamed up with Zabar’s, New York’s iconic gourmet shop on the Upper West Side, to share a collection of the best that New York has to offer—a delicious box of delicacies and an abundance of fantastic books to enjoy together. Enter here for your chance to win a taste of New York from Zabar’s and 15 of the best books we’re reading this fall!
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Isabel Allende’s latest novel spans from Poland in the 1930s to present-day San Francisco. This sweeping love story explores questions of identity, abandonment, redemption, and the unknowable impact of fate on our lives.
The hilarious behind-the-scenes story of two guys who went out for coffee and dreamed up a TV show about nothing. SEINFELDIA captures the magic and hard work that went into "Seinfeld," which became a cultural sensation, changed television, and altered the lives of everyone it touched.
A travel writer assigned to review a luxury cruise vacation witnesses a terrifying murder. But all the passengers remain accounted for—and as the ship sails on, she must attempt to convince the other passengers that something has gone terribly, terribly wrong.
We can’t recall the last time a book of poetry has gotten as much attention as Rupi Kaur’s MILK AND HONEY—but this one deserves all the discussion it’s receiving and more. In a collection of poetry and prose, Kaur beautifully and painfully depicts experiences of violence, abuse, love, loss, heartache, and femininity. This one should be on everyone’s shelves.
Read by Rupi Kaur
A richly detailed novel from the author of THE WORLD ACCORDING TO GARP, AVENUE OF MYSTERIES leaps across the globe to tell the story of one man who rose from humble beginnings being raised in a garbage dump in Mexico to become an international literary star.
Two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize David McCullough tells the dramatic behind-the-scenes-story of Wilbur and Orville Wright, the daring brothers who taught the world how to fly.
Read by David McCullough
WHO DO YOU LOVE is a warmhearted, intimate modern-day fairy tale about the passage of time, the way people change and change each other, and how the measure of a life is in the people you love.
You’ve seen Mary-Louise Parker in “Weeds,” “The West Wing,” and countless other films and TV shows. In her memoir, DEAR MR. YOU, she gives readers a closer look at her life through a series of letters written to the men—real and hypothetical—who have informed the person she is today.
Joe is a charming, dangerous antihero whose obsessive quest for the perfect girl takes him to extreme lengths. HIDDEN BODIES is not for the faint of heart—Joe is American Psycho level crazy and self-obsessed—but you’ll be turning pages late into the night.
When Ann Beattie began publishing short stories in the New Yorker in the mid-seventies, she was instantly celebrated for her original, precise, and prescient voice. In this collection of her stories, Beattie’s writing portrays subtle, wry, and unnerving observations about American families.
EMPIRE OF THE SUMMER MOON is a stunning historical account of the forty-year battle between Comanche Indians and white settlers for control of the American West. Meticulously researched and thrillingly told, this sweeping narrative is a must-read for anyone interested in how the United States came into being.