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What to read while waiting for sports to start up again: some of the best books about sports, plus athlete biographies and memoirs.

The Best Books about Sports and Athletes Right Now

Are you among the many millions of fans who are missing the usual daily dose of sports coverage? With the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, golf, tennis and more all on pause at the moment, and the Olympics moved back a year, there’s not a whole lot to do for sports fans to engage in right now. One suggestion: how about a book?  If you’re wondering what to read while waiting for sports to start up again, our ace correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of the best books about sports and outstanding athlete biographies and memiors, to read right now.

The best beach books of summer 2020

What are the Best Beach Books of Summer 2020?

What are the best beach books of summer 2020? So many choices, and only a precious few weeks of summer. What to do? To lend a hand, we’ve rounded up the most-anticipated new releases since the last time we compiled a list of the best beach books. You might also enjoy the best books of 2019, most of which are now out in paperback. These are our picks for the best beach reads of summer 2020.

coloring books for adults right now, including stunning and sophisticated books on fashion, travel, popular television shows, flowers, and interior design

Coloring to Calm with These Stunning Books for Adults

Along with baking, jigsaw puzzles, knitting, board games and quilting, the art of the beautiful coloring book is experiencing an even greater Renaissance during this era of stay-at-home and social distancing than it was before. Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has curated a selection of the best calming coloring books for adults right now, including stunning and sophisticated books on fashion, travel, popular television shows, flowers, and interior design. Pencils ready?

the perfect books to read in the month of April

The Perfect Books to Read in the Month of April

What are the best books to read in April 2020? Well, dear reader, we’ve shared our top picks of 2019 and our most-anticipated new releases for 2020. We’ve also shared a list of the fantastic new book releases in April 2020.  If you’re in search of still more ideas, here’s our take on the perfect books to read that capture the mood of the month of April. Not just this April – any April.

The best books novels and histories about global pandemics and viruses to read during COVID-19 outbreak

The Best Novels and Histories About Global Pandemics

Are you looking for books to read at home during this enforced solitary time during the fight against COVID-19? While lots of us are looking for escape, others want even more immersion in the topic of global viruses and contaigon. There are plenty of books out there about pandemics, such as influenza and the Black Plague. Terrifying or comforting? Your call, dear reader. Our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of the best books – both novels and histories – about global pandemics.