With the seemingly endless number of books available today, choosing your next read often feels overwhelming. If you want great book recommendations from knowledgeable sources, these websites offer reviews, news, and author interviews from the worlds of fiction and nonfiction.
C-SPAN’s Book TV is a weekly television program that interviews modern authors about their upcoming books. Book TV features 48 full hours of nonfiction books from Saturday at 8 a.m. to Sunday at 8 a.m on the C-SPAN network. The program’s website includes a program schedule, links to purchase books featured on the show, a video library of past content, and podcasts discussing current works of nonfiction.
National Public Radio’s Books is a radio program that discusses recent news from the literary world, and the show’s corresponding website offers even more than that. The NPR Books website enables you to browse by genre to find book reviews for works you might be interested in, and it also features a New in Paperback section of upcoming releases. The author interviews include in-depth discussions with some of the country’s most renowned authors, and you just might find your new favorite after hearing his or her point of view. The NPR Books website also features a front page of news headlines from the publishing world, from the staggering revenue from the romance novel industry to books related to current events in the world today.