All those book critics – the ones who devour several books a week – what did they like best last year? Here's your chance to find out. The National Book Critics Circle Awards are sort of the Golden Globes of the book world – lower profile, perhaps, than the National Book Awards but very prestigious, nonetheless. The winners will be announced in March.
In 2010 Monitor reviewers critiqued hundreds of books. Here's a list of the 28 nonfiction titles they considered the most outstanding. To assist you with your holiday shopping, each title here has a link that allows you to purchase the book – even as you help to support The Christian Science Monitor
A big publisher fights back, Amazon gives in, and e-book prices go up. But what does it mean in the long run?
The experts tell us what they are excited about reading in 2010.
Looking ahead, here's a list of some of the most anticipated titles of the first quarter of the new year.
Natasha Wimmer's acclaimed translation of Roberto Bolaño's '2666' is giving foreign works new prominence.
The Monitor’s annual gift guide to the best fiction books of 2008.
The Monitor’s annual gift guide to the best nonfiction books of 2008.