Dec 2, 2013 — Dog Shaming, Pascale Lemire's photo catalog of poorly behaved pets, appears at No. 11.
Nov 1, 2013 — Brandon Stanton challenges the conventional wisdom that you shouldn't talk to strangers.
Oct 11, 2013 — Ludwig Bemelmans' first introduced the plucky heroine back in 1939. Now, his grandson carries on the tradition of the little girls in two straight lines. And if there was any confusion, he would like to set the record straight: It's not an orphanage; Miss Clavel is not a nun; and Madeline isn't French.
Sep 10, 2013 — Photographer Christopher Boffoli made his name with his amusing dioramas of tiny, plastic people literally dominated by food. A new book, Big Appetites, assembles more than 200 images of these tiny people and their "complex culture."
Sep 5, 2013 — Do recent events have you wishing for more insight into Syria? Critic Marcela Valdes — with some help from experts on the region — recommends five great reads. From the diaries of a threatened novelist to a study of Syrian lingerie, these books reveal new facets of a complex country.
Apr 30, 2013 — People generally don't associate trees with New York City, and if they do, they tend to think only of Central and Prospect parks. But the city is filled with old, beloved trees, some dating back more than 200 years, many of them located in the unsung outer boroughs.
Feb 16, 2013 — When the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech 50 years ago, Leonard Freed was there to document it.
Dec 13, 2012 — Susan Stamberg presents the year's best books, picked by independent booksellers around the country. Selections range from gritty, free-verse fairy tales to ballerina photographs and a grim Southern story about a small town that would rather its ghosts remain at rest.
Dec 2, 2012 — Granted, there's no shortage of Rolling Stones photos in the world. But how often does Mick Jagger write personal book introductions for photographers?
Nov 26, 2012 — Jordan Matter's Dancers Among Us shows artists performing in unexpected places. It appears at No. 9.