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  1. this thing’s incredible
    The Bespoke Photo Album I Plan to Give My MomChoose pictures straight from your iPhone and get your keepsake album days later.
  2. the toy matrix
    The Only Gift Guide for a 9-Year-Old You’ll Ever NeedChild therapists, educators, and in-the-know tween whisperers weigh in.
  3. the toy matrix
    The Only Toy Gift Guide for a 10-Year-Old You’ll Ever NeedThis gift guide is like a cheatsheet to finding the perfect present for the 10-year-old in your life.
  4. holiday gifts 2022
    57 (Under-$30) Stocking Stuffers for Kids and BabiesFrom books to the season’s hottest toys, all are tiny enough to fit inside a stocking.
  5. holiday gifts 2022
    The Best Gifts for Bookworms (That Aren’t Books)Because they’ve probably already read that novel.
  6. holiday gifts 2022
    A Gift for Every Type of Boyfriend (at Every Price Point)Whether he’s a night owl or a plant guy or has his favorite delivery joint on speed dial.
  7. holiday gifts 2022
    47 of the Year’s Most Giftable Coffee-Table BooksWhether they’re into birds or Lego or surfing.
  8. holiday gifts 2022
    The Best (Strategist Approved) Children’s BooksThirty-three titles for babies, toddlers, elementary, and middle-school kids.
  9. gifts they might actually want
    37 Gifts for Every Type of HostIncluding sculptural vases, an automated countertop herb garden, and an old-timey popcorn maker.
  10. reading list
    22 Books to Read During AAPI Heritage Month, Recommended by AAPI WritersYou’ll be thinking about (and rereading) them long after May has passed.
  11. mother’s day 2022
    The Best Books for Every Type of MomWhether she likes fiction, memoir, or oral histories of the Real Housewives franchise.
  12. reading lists
    The Best Books for First-Graders, According to EducatorsIncluding books to read aloud, easy-reader books, early chapter books, and the most popular books as determined by first-grade students.
  13. books
    The Best Gifts for Poetry Lovers, According to PoetsNo Jack Kerouac, no Rupi Kaur.
  14. compulsive shopping
    I Can’t Stop Buying Subway Books for My MTA-Obsessed 2-Year-OldOur three go-tos, plus a few more that are on my wish list.
  15. in context
    The Books Tia Williams Read While Writing Seven Days in JuneIncluding a vampire-erotica series from one of the genre’s leading voices.
  16. fall preview 2021
    40 Books We Can’t Wait to Read This FallIncluding Sally Rooney, Colson Whitehead, Tiphanie Yanique, and, yes, Jonathan Franzen.
  17. reading list
    10 Gossip-Filled (Yet Inspiring) Celebrity Memoirs“Basically anyone who thinks about American culture should read this book.”
  18. recommended by experts
    The Best Vegetarian and Vegan Cookbooks, According to Vegetarian and Vegan ChefsAccording to the chefs at Dirt Candy, Butcher’s Daughter, Modern Love, and more.
  19. in context
    The Books Morgan Jerkins Read While Writing Caul BabyIncluding a novel that’s basically a turn-of-the-century “Malcolm and Marie.”
  20. green week
    The Best Children’s Books About the Environment, According to EducatorsIncluding books about activism, nature appreciation, the changing of the seasons, and more.
  21. sunday circular
    10 Products That Delighted Us: From Georgia May Jagger’s Tie-Dye to TikTok MicsIncluding Georgia May Jagger’s go-to tie-dye, a ‘beautiful’ baby bouncer, and stylish rain boots for gardening.
  22. reading lists
    The Best Books About Asian American Identity, According to ExpertsIncluding genres from fiction to history to poetry — and authors from Helen Zia to Ocean Vuong to Grace Lee Boggs.
  23. gifts they might actually want
    The Best Gifts for Writers, According to WritersIncluding bulletin boards, fountain pens, running shoes, meal replacement drinks, and a slang dictionary.
  24. this thing’s incredible
    I Hate Adult Coloring Books — Except This (Slightly Deranged) RHONY-Themed OneI couldn’t tell you how many times I’ve turned to it for a midday pick-me-up.
  25. in context
    The Books Danielle Evans Read While Writing The Office of Historical CorrectionsIncluding Toni Morrison’s sixth book and a collection of poetry by Lucille Clifton.
  26. celebrity shopping
    What Author Neil Gaiman Can’t Live Without“It’s a beautiful book about fathers and sons and birds.”
  27. things we don’t talk about
    A Sex Book for Every Type of PersonTo quote John Waters, “If you go home with somebody, and they don’t have any books, don’t fuck ’em!”
  28. this thing’s incredible
    My Books Have Never Looked Better Than on These Red Steel ShelvesThe cheery industrial shelving unit was hiding amid a sea of steel and black shelves in Wayfair’s “Garage Storage and Shelving Units” department.
  29. celebrity shopping
    What Author Brit Bennett Can’t Live Without“I’m someone who cares deeply about the temperature of beverages.”
  30. reading lists
    The Best Silicon Valley Sagas, According to Silicon Valley ReportersFrom an inside look at the iPhone’s creation to a former White House official’s history of how Big Tech came to dominate American culture.
  31. office swag
    New York Magazine’s New Book Is HereIt’s an encyclopedia of things created in the city, including Scrabble (1931 in Jackson Heights), and the elevator (inside Cooper Union in 1853).
  32. celebrity shopping
    What Author Rumaan Alam Can’t Live Without“It tastes like candy, but it also tastes like virtue.”
  33. deal of the day
    The Sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale Is On Sale for $3It opens 15 years after the first book ends.
  34. in context
    The Books Brit Bennett Read While Writing Her OwnIncluding one about faking your own death in the 21st century.
  35. reading lists
    The Best Books on the American Prison System, According to ExpertsFrom the origins of mass incarceration in the U.S. to the movement for prison abolition.
  36. reading lists
    10 Books Recommended by Black-Owned BookstoresBlack-owned bookstores recommended books on their reading lists, including the latest book from Brit Bennett and a book written in 1645.
  37. reading lists
    The Best Bartending Guides and Cocktail Books, According to BartendersLearn to make cocktails as well as you drink them.
  38. deal of the day
    Just in Time for Summer Reading, The Kindle Paperwhite Is 25 Percent OffIt’s even waterproof for all your poolside reading.
  39. small-business stories
    A Greenwich Village Bookshop Pivots to Phone RecommendationsThe staff at Three Lives & Company are spending their days talking up books about historical English gardens and hand-delivering novels.
  40. dad week
    The Best Books for Every Type of DadIncluding history, poetry, novels, and a crossword book.
  41. required reading
    13 Books You Should Read About Black LivesFrom established classics to newer works.
  42. ask a cool person
    17 Authors on Their 18 Favorite (Soothing) Audiobooks to Listen ToIncluding Diane Keaton reading Joan Didion, Nicole Kidman reading Virginia Woolf, and Armie Hammer reading Call Me By Your Name.
  43. people’s choice
    The Best Sci-Fi Audiobooks on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers“Eventually, I had to stop listening to it in the lab because I was laughing so hard I was spilling solutions.”
  44. ask a cool person
    17 Surprising Indie Bookstore Best Sellers“Poetry is selling really well right now.”
  45. ask a cool person
    23 Authors on 26 Books They’re Reading to Escape the Present MomentAnne Tyler, Ottessa Moshfegh, Garth Greenwell and 20 others weigh in.
  46. reading lists
    What to Read During Self-Quarantine, According to McNally Jackson BooksellersFrom a Silicon Valley memoir to World War II history.
  47. vulture lists
    The Best Pandemic Books to Read During CoronavirusWith stakes so high, it’s easy to see why novelists find outbreaks of disease so compelling. Here are 20 great fictional takes.
  48. trust me i should know
    The Best Books on The Iran-Contra Affair, According to Leon NeyfakhAccording to Leon Neyfakh, the host of Slow Burn
  49. please advise
    Ask Chris Black: What Do You Use to Keep Your Teeth Pearly White?Everything Chris uses to care for his teeth (and mouth), plus his favorite bedside tables and the books currently on his reading list.
  50. holiday gifts 2019
    The Best Cookbooks to Give, Recommended by Cookbook AuthorsWith recommendations from Alison Roman, Ruth Reichl, and Brooks Headley.
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