Books: A Winter Grave and Becky

A Winter Grave – Peter May  From the twelve-million copy bestselling author of the Lewis trilogy comes a chilling new mystery set in the isolated Scottish

A Look Ahead at the Season’s Big Books

You are going to hear about it.” The books discussed on this week’s podcast are: We would love to hear your thoughts about this episode, and about the Book Review’s podcast in general. You can send them to books@nytimes.

Books to see us through

I skipped the stack of unread books on my bedside table and sought refuge in a reread of Ruth Ozeki’s A Tale for the Time Being. The book is a woven narrative of two women: the words of Nao (now),

8 Ways to Read More Books—And Why You Should

That rule served me well in third grade, when I sneakily read The Baby-Sitters Club under my desk during math class. (After my teacher confiscated it, I pulled out another.) It’s kept me busy on airplanes,