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With so many books and so little time, how can I know what to read? In our new video series “The Word According to Karp,” Simon & Schuster CEO Jonathan Karp shares his thoughts on some personal favorites that are sure to satisfy.

Make Russia Great Again

A Novel

In “the Trump satire we’ve been waiting for” (The Washington Post), award-winning and bestselling author of Thank You for Smoking delivers a hilarious and whipsmart fake memoir by Herb Nutterman—Donald Trump’s seventh chief of staff—who has written the ultimate tell-all about Trump and Russia.

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Love Lockdown

Dating, Sex, and Marriage in America's Prisons

“I started reading this book and couldn’t stop…[Love Lockdown is] a clear-eyed, compassionate look at prison love stories, and I found every relationship riveting.”—Lisa Taddeo, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Three Women

Black Ice

A Thriller

Black Ice is another instant classic from Brad Thor, who continues to push the envelope in ways that few before him have ever dared.” —The Real Book Spy


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Falling

A Novel

Falling is the best kind of thriller…Nonstop, totally authentic suspense.” —James Patterson

The Room Where It Happened

A White House Memoir

As President Trump’s National Security Advisor, John Bolton spent many of his 453 days in the room where it happened, and the facts speak for themselves.

Is This Anything?

The first book in twenty-five years from Jerry Seinfeld features his best work across five decades in comedy.

Freedom

A profound rumination on the concept of freedom from the New York Times bestselling author of Tribe.

The Other Black Girl

A Novel

Urgent, propulsive, and sharp as a knife, The Other Black Girl is an electric debut about the tension that unfurls when two young Black women meet against the starkly white backdrop of New York City book publishing.

The Last Thing He Told Me

A Novel

Now a Reese Witherspoon Book Club Selection!

A gripping mystery about a woman who thinks she’s found the love of her life—until he disappears.

Amazon Unbound

Jeff Bezos and the Invention of a Global Empire

From the bestselling author of The Everything Store, an unvarnished picture of Amazon’s unprecedented growth and its billionaire founder, Jeff Bezos, revealing the most important business story of our time.

Astrid Sees All

A Novel

New York’s last bohemia—the glittering, decadent downtown club scene of the 1980s—is the setting for this brilliantly winning novel about a smart, vulnerable young woman taking a deep dive into her dark side, essential for fans of Sweetbitter, Fleabag, and books by Patti Smith.


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Infinite Country

A Novel

A REESE’S BOOK CLUB PICK

Rich with Bogotá urban life, steeped in Andean myth, and tense with the daily reality of the undocumented in America, Infinite Country is the story of two countries and one mixed-status family—for whom every triumph is stitched with regret, and every dream pursued bears the weight of a dream deferred.


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The Code Breaker

Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race

The bestselling author of Leonardo da Vinci and Steve Jobs returns with a gripping account of how Nobel Prize winner Jennifer Doudna and her colleagues launched a revolution that will allow us to cure diseases, fend off viruses, and have healthier babies.


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The Final Revival of Opal & Nev

An electrifying novel about the meteoric rise of an iconic interracial rock duo in the 1970s, their sensational breakup, and the dark secrets unearthed when they try to reunite decades later for one last tour.


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