This month's best new cookbooks include a guide to making meals ahead, an elegant guide to baking, the best of comfort food and an award-winning Southern chef's best recipes.
This month's best new romances feature an introspective historical novel, unexpected passion between reunited friends and the first in a sizzling new paranormal series.
Azar Nafisi’s Reading Lolita in Tehran, with its intriguing and evocative title, was an international bestseller that fed Western readers’ appetite for learning about life under a fundamentalist regime. Her new book, The Republic of Imagination, bears some of the hallmarks of that success—literary criticism blended with personal history—but it flips the equation, offering an assessment of Nafisi’s adopted country (she became an American citizen in 2008) through the lens of her passion for literature.
This month's best new mysteries include a riveting cold case, a grisly discovery at an old playhouse, another novel of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, and a thrilling case set in Thailand.
Three novels exploring the confines of art and artistry make great picks for reading groups this month.
This month's Lifestyles column features paper-based projects, inventive ways to wrap packages and a guide to DIY home decor.
A moving memoir, a fast-paced Irish thriller and a finely-crafted collection of short stories make for great listening this month.
Three books following unconventional lives make great picks for reading groups this month.
This month's best new mysteries include a tale of British espionage, a thriller featuring a difficult main character and a story of a South African winery weekend gone awry.
True crime at a high-profile vineyard, a historical novel centered around a French couple's shared love of great art and the newest Inspector Gamache mystery make for great reading this month.