Three insightful and transporting stories make for great listening this month.
An deeply researched look into vaccination, an edgy and stylish thriller and a masterful reimagining make for great listening this month.
True stories of bravery and heroism make for great listening this month.
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.
A whodunit inspired by classic literature, a tour-de-force story of a conflicted artist and the latest from Robert Galbraith (also known as J.K. Rowling) make for great listening this month.
An espionage thriller, a touching beach read and a perceptive new novel from Michael Cunningham make for great listening.
Two excellent crime novels and a polished memoir on dying make for great listening.
“Old sins cast long shadows,” but Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Sûreté de Québec knows how to cut through the darkness and he does just that in How the Light Gets In, Louise Penny’s satisfying, suspenseful ninth Gamache novel. I’m hooked on this series and on the wise, intrepid Inspector, the agents he works with and the wonderfully conceived...
Some of the elements of Ron Irwin’s debut novel, Flat Water Tuesday—a working-class kid in an elite New England boarding school, fierce athletic competition, fiercely competitive friendships, a looming tragedy—may seem familiar. But Irwin’s strong, simple prose, ably and convincingly read by Holter Graham, makes this coming-of-age story original and powerful. We meet Rob...
There’s a new kid on the thriller-diller block named Roger Hobbs, and he’s the real deal. Ghostman, his debut, has already been optioned by Warner Bros., with much interest from Leonardo DiCaprio. Many heads are bashed, endless cell phones trashed, a lot of blood is spilled and a lot of money is stolen as we follow a preternaturally cool, Aeneid-loving antihero, who may or may not...