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.
In our media-saturated Age of Celebrity, it can be hard to fathom that there was once a time when people were not famous merely for being famous. While today we think of Oscar Wilde as an eminent playwright and novelist, he was one of the first self-made public figures, who crafted his persona and gained widespread renown long before he had done anything of much note. An early impetus behind his fame was a lecture tour he made to the United States in 1882, when he was only 27 years old and the author of one tepidly reviewed, self-published volume of verse.
This month's best romances feature a saucy courtroom affair, a paranormal fairy tale and a Scottish spinster who finds an unlikely match in a charming prince.
This month's Lifestyles column features a guide to sewing by the numbers, a guide to cultivating a high-style home and a reference book for earth-conscious eating.