By Joy-Ann Reid
An appealing look at the civil-rights icons’ private lives.
By Matthew Connelly
Must every government document be kept under lock and key?
By Karen Outen
It’s man vs. Everest in this evocative, implausible tale.
By M.A.R. Habib and Bruce B. Lawrence
This poetic rendition of the holy text will appeal to nonbelievers, too.
By Bonnie Jo Campbell
A magical, overly earnest tale set in a Michigan swamp.