This seems like an important moment – if ever there was one – to engage in reflection, conversation and active listening about what is going on in America. Every time we think we’ve reached a peak in terms of urgency for this to occur, a new incident reminds us that there is a lot of really difficult work ahead of us. Difficult days. Tough conversations. Hard lessons to learn – or re-learn. In that spirit, our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has curated a list of the best, most essential, non-fiction books to read right now about the Asian American experience, including memoirs, essays and histories. So much has already been said – and yet this relatively new crop of books holds additional wisdom and truths that we all really need to hear.
What are the best books to read in April 2021? We’ve shared our top picks of 2020. We’ve also shared a list of the fantastic new book releases in April 2021. If you’re in search of still more ideas, here’s our take on 12 books – novels and non-fiction – to read that are best for feeling the vibe and mood of the month of April. And not just this April, dear reader – any April.
New month, new books! Book Light is our Dandelion Chandelier curated list of the most-anticipated new book releases every month, and next up is April 2021. If you ask us, the perfect April read inspires us to make a fresh start. So what are the best new books to read coming out in April 2021? Our intrepid team has been exploring and here’s what we found: 28 exciting and powerful new book releases, including novels and non-fiction, coming out this April 2021 that are at the top of the list for what to read next. Including a gift edition of Amanda Gorman‘s Inauguration 2021 poem, The Hill We Climb!
It’s that time of year – spring house cleaning. Not feeling it? Yeah, us too. We went in search of books to help us get going. And surprisingly, there are lots of different ways that people around the world get motivated to declutter, dust and maybe even re-design their living spaces. Here are 12 of the best books to read to get inspired for spring house cleaning and decluttering, including why, when, how and how often different cultures commit to home cleanup.
After almost a year of lockdown and turning to binge television shows and podcast seasons, it is high time for the greatest escape of all – reading. Our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum sat down with Padma Warrior, Founder and CEO of the new virtual book club app Fable, who shares her 8 expert tips for how to start reading more, becoming a regular, actively engaged reader.