Top Political Books of 2018


The top political books of 2018, according to the New York Times Bestseller List and NPR, are a contemporary history of 'How Democracies Die': through 'Fascism' 'Unhinged,' in 'Fire and Fury,' because of 'Fear' of 'Fascism' and 'Contempt' for 'A Higher Loyalty.' Let's hope things are 'Becoming' better as the New Year dawns! [...]

Books to Give to People You Love


Time to wrap up this year, and while we're at it, wrap up some presents that are sure to spark joy. Check out our recommendations of books that will make those special people on your list feel loved: from the comfortable recipes in 'Slow' to the gentle humor of Mo Willems. View the [...]

If the Grinch Steals Your Christmas, ‘Lose Well’


Comedian Chris Gethard, host of the podcast 'Beautiful Stories From Anonymous People,' has a new book out called 'Lose Well' in which he argues that "striking out hard and often might just be the key to a healthier, happier, more successful life that ends with you living free of regret." The audiobook gets [...]

Topping Bookshelves Everywhere


Here they are, hundreds of books that met the NPR bar in 2018. And if that's too much, Likewise will simplify your life with our top five books. The Likewise list is not restricted to 2018 books, but a great read's a great read, no matter when you read it, right? And five [...]

New Tale for the Handmaid!


This just in from Vanity Fair: 33 years after writing 'The Handmaid's Tale,' Margaret Atwood is writing a sequel! While you're waiting, check out these reads about gender and power on Likewise.