Book Review

The Stager

Susan Coll

How do you sell a home that no one wants? Susan Coll’s latest novel, The Stager, is a comedy set in the Washington, DC, suburbs that focuses on a family victim to a stale real estate market.

Book Review

The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper Lee

By Marja Mills

The notoriously reclusive author Harper Lee opens up to a visiting journalist and begins a 14 year friendship.

Author Q&A

In case being Steve Jobs' long-lost sister or the inspiration for a character on “The Simpsons” isn't interesting enough for you, Mona Simpson is also a very good writer.

    Book Blog

    Can you really hate the artist but love the work?

    Book Review


    Marc Levy

    After traveling back in time, Andrew Stilman has two months to figure out who murders him and avoid dying a second time.

    Beyond The Book

    Have a reluctant middle-grade reader in your life? One of these unique titles just might bring him (or her) around.

    Beyond The Book

    In honor of the literary game the late Christopher Hitchens used to play with his friend Salman Rushdie, “Titles That Didn’t Quite Make It,” here are some well-known book names that seem, um, less compelling with just one synonym swapped out.

    Book Review

    The Miniaturist

    Jessie Burton

    A young bride struggles to make sense of her new life in 17th-century Amsterdam in this evocative, atmospheric novel.

    Author Q&A

    Why not go with an author who effortlessly guides us through the mystery of 17th-century Amsterdam? Jessie Burton's The Miniaturist is a haunting debut novel.

    Book Review

    The Anatomy of Dreams

    Chloe Krug Benjamin

    A tale of controlling and mastering sleep disorders and dreams set against a backdrop of growing up in the modern world.


    A monthly feature that looks at books of and about poetry.