What are the best books to read in May 2021? We’ve previously shared our top picks of 2020 (many of which are now out in paperback). We’ve also shared a list of the fantastic new book releases in May 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 May. And not just this May – any May.
Here’s our list of 12 of the best new poetry collections and non-fiction books about the impact of poetry perfect to read for National Poetry Month 2021. Or really any month. Even if you have only a passing interested in poetry, these new books and collections of poems will make for satisfying reads, we promise. Just be careful: they might draw you deeper into the genre. You could find yourself reading poetry, like . . . on the regular.
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.
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.