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The 10 best books of 2019, according to Amazon

Amazon announced its annual Best Books list for 2019, with Margaret Atwood's "The Testaments" at the top. Here are the top 10 reads of 2019.
Jeff Bezos in 1997.

An unearthed video from 1997 shows a young Jeff Bezos explaining why he built Amazon’s empire on books

It's a direct insight into how Bezos, now the world's richest person, went about building Amazon from scratch.
The author is not pictured.

The first personal finance book I ever read completely changed the way I think about and manage my money

Lots of personal finance books teach you about money, but "The Millionaire Next Door" taught me about perspective.
If you don't know where a book goes, don't shove it on a shelf.

The 9 things you should never do in a library, according to former employees

Some common behaviors aren't as helpful as you think, and others are just flat-out frowned upon by librarians.
Pink Mamma, a restaurant in Paris, featured in "Delicious Places."

15 mouthwatering photos of stylish restaurants around the world

Here's a look inside some of the world's most colorful, impeccably designed eateries that will inspire your next trip.
Venture capitalist Ben Horowitz, illustrated.

SUCCESS INSIDER: The cofounder of Andreessen Horowitz on what makes great culture — and 24 podcasts that will school you like an MBA

Our regular newsletter on getting things done. Leaders range from IBM's data chief to the cofounder of Andreessen Horowitz.

5 unexpected facts I learned about millionaires from 23-year-old classic ‘The Millionaire Next Door’

In reading "The Millionaire Next Door," I learned many millionaires aren't the flashy status-symbol-laden rich people we might imagine.

The 10 best books you’ll want to read this November, according to Amazon’s editors

Each month, Amazon's book editors select 10 new reads to join the Best Book of the Month section. Check out November's list.
Room 411 at the Pera Palace Hotel in Istanbul, where Agatha Christie is alleged to have written Murder on the Orient Express.

I stayed in the $280-a-night hotel room ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ was written in and searched for the secret notebook that’s ap...

A secret diary by Agatha Christie is said to be in room 411 of Istanbul's Pera Palace — the same room where she wrote "Murder on the Orient Express."

Harry Potter is getting dragged into the US-China trade war

Bloomsbury, the publisher of the Harry Potter series, produces some of its books in China and now is being hit with Trump's tariff charges.