Jan 4, 2013 — At No. 9, Ann Patchett's State of Wonder takes readers to the depths of the Amazon.
Oct 12, 2012 — At No. 9, Ann Patchett's State of Wonder uncovers the fate of a team of researchers in the Amazon.
Jun 22, 2012 — Destiny of the Republic, about the assassination of President James Garfield, debuts at No. 11.
May 17, 2012 — State of Wonder, Ann Patchett's voyage to the Amazon, debuts at No. 4.
May 9, 2012 — It's a rich week for fiction, with new novels from Ann Patchett and Jennifer Weiner, and a debut by Chad Harbach that marries a literary sensibility with a love of baseball — plus Jorie Graham's new poetry collection. In nonfiction, Erik Larson is back with the story of an American ambassador in Germany in 1933.
Feb 9, 2012 — State Of Wonder, about a perilous expedition into the Amazon, appears on the list for the 35th week.
Dec 14, 2011 — 2011 was a terrific year for fiction — both from first-time novelists and much-decorated veterans. Maureen Corrigan's recommendations range from Karen Russell's dazzling debut, to David Foster Wallace's posthumously published novel, to what may be the Sept. 11 novel.
Dec 7, 2011 — These character-driven novels featuring fracturing families, intrepid scientists and one very plucky early American heroine will spark lively debate on everything from the unreliability of memory to scientific ethics.
Oct 18, 2011 — Sooner or later most people who are trying to make a medical decision have to decipher statistics that describe how successful a particular treatment is likely to be. It's not as hard a task as you might think.
Sep 21, 2011 — Navigating medical information is tricky, particularly when patients receive advice from doctors, family members, guidelines, the media and the Internet. In Your Medical Mind, two Harvard physicians offer advice on how patients can make the best medical choices for themselves and their families.