A riveting real-life survival story and an inventive debut novel by a musician are among the paperbacks on sale today: Deep Down Dark By Héctor Tobar Picador • $16 • ISBN 978125007485 Championed by novelist Ann Patchett, among others, Tobar's account of the 33 Chilean miners trapped more than 2,000 feet below the surface is meticulously researched and often heartrending....
Small notebooks, black covers, Strathmore brand: For years, Jack Gantos wrote in journals with “no lines, so you could draw and write.” As he explains in a call from his Boston home, “When you finished one, you had a book. You could put a rubber band around it and put it on a shelf.”
Beginning with the 1981 publication of his first novel, A Good Man in Africa, winner of the prestigious Whitbread Award, William Boyd has been astonishingly prolific—14 novels, four story collections, four plays, countless film and television scripts, essays and reviews.
British mystery master Elly Griffiths enters the world of illusionists with The Zig Zag Girl, the first in a new series that has us looking behind the curtain in a whole new way.
Margaret Eby explores the hometowns and stomping grounds of 10 Southern authors in her literary travelogue, South Toward Home.
Ben Hatke, author of the popular Zita the Spacegirl series, brings readers a junkyard tale of friendship with his new book, Little Robot. A little girl, armed with a tool belt, gumption and lots of independence, discovers a lost blue robot. After she fixes him up, the two explore cats, flowers and frogs—until the factory where the robot belongs sends a bigger, scarier robot to retrieve him.
We contacted Hatke to find out more about robots, new friendships and his most important audience—his own kids.
A historical filled with famous authors, a mystery in the closed world of Hasidic Jews and an epic thriller centered on Mexico's drug cartels and the American war on drugs.
No doubt about it—there’s a direct connection between dreaming and doing. Three new picture books prove the imagination is a mighty tool, indeed. We may be living in the digital age, but as these books demonstrate, good old-fashioned make-believe never goes out of style.
Learn how to recreate vintage hairstyles, embrace your flaws and failures and plan for your own DIY tiny house with this month's lifestyles picks.
A beloved true story of adventure, a harrowing story of underground survival and an artfully woven historical make for great group discussion this month.
This month's best new romances include a thriller set in South America, a high-stakes Victorian reunion and a spooky suspense.
This month's best new cookbooks include a beloved chef's guide to building a better homemade pantry, a warm and welcoming introduction to Indian home cooking and vegetarian dishes from around the world.
This month's best suspense novels take readers on a trip around the world, with four tales from Austria, the Philippines, Denmark and Japan.
It is arguably America’s most famous and favorite poem. But do we really know what Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken” is about? Not so much, says David Orr.
In her witty and charming debut novel, Glamour books editor Elisabeth Egan portrays the struggles of one suburban mom after her husband's career setback sends her back into the workforce full time.
Woe be unto the free-range American reader who casually picks up any of Louise Penny’s Chief Inspector Gamache mysteries, set in the French-Canadian village of Three Pines, expecting a “Murder, She Wrote”-style cozy. The author erupts at the mere suggestion.