The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

The NPR Book Concierge is here! A new annual feature, it’s one of the best ways (I think) to find a contemporary read to give as a gift or get for yourself. Personally, I’ll be perusing everything in the “Mysteries” and “Seriously Good Writing” cross-section.

NPR’s Book Concierge

Use the filters below to explore some 250 titles NPR staff and critics loved this year. (You can also combine filters!)

How do you figure what books to gift? Any tried and true tricks to picking something your friends and family love?