Richard Ford's latest chapter in the life of Frank Bascombe, an inventive novel in two versions and a National Book Award nominee make for great group discussion this month.
Each year since 1915, a volume of Best American Short Stories has been published, offering a selection of the finest short fiction that has appeared in magazines and journals throughout the year. To celebrate the centenary, editors Lorrie Moore and Heidi Pitlor have compiled a best of the best collection, 100 Years of the Best American Short Stories.
This month's best new mysteries include investigations across the globe in China, Korea, Canada and Paris.
A surprisingly robust collection of vegan recipes and new collections from two master chefs make up the best new cookbooks this month.
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.
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.
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 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.