“The Jealousy Man and Other Stories” is a collection by Jo Nesbø, best known for “The Snowman” and 11 other novels featuring police detective Harry Hole.
“The Man Who Died Twice” is the second Thursday Murder Club mystery from Richard Osman. It’s even better than its predecessor.
Talladega Armstrong Osborne Public Library hosted author Susan Beckham Zurenda on Thursday evening for a book signing and presentation on her novel and the history of “cousin culture.”
“Bells for Eli,” the first novel from Susan Beckham Zurenda, not only owes a debt to Southern history, but to Southern literary history as well.
“Tell It True” is Tim Lockette’s new book, a novel so assured in its intentions that it turns out to be a book every serious reader will want to experience.
With “The Speckled Beauty: A Dog and His People, Lost and Found,” Rick Bragg chronicles entering his later years with the help of an unexpected companion: a headstrong ragamuffin of a dog that showed up at just the right time.
A new memoir, a photography exhibit and a mystery/comedy take us to different times and places in our imagination this month. With these events, we are on a ride with stops to enjoy humor, warmth as well as dark corners in our history. In these, there are different degrees of happiness, hope…
Rick Bragg has always wanted to write a dog book. As he puts it: “I think a lot of writers do, the ones who have a soul; the rest are cat people, I suppose.”
“Children of Dust,” the new novel from Alabama native Marlin Barton, is by turns deeply moving and acutely chilling.
The eight stories that comprise “Skinship: Stories,” the debut collection by Yoon Choi, continue to astound long after their final pages.
“The Love Songs of W. E. B. Du Bois” is the first novel from poet Honorée Fanonne Jeffers. Its scope is at once ambitious and intimate as it reveals the epic past and the singular present of one African American family.
The stories that comprise “Filthy Animals,” the intriguingly titled collection by Brandon Taylor, all examine the wintery emotional lives of people living in America’s upper Midwest.
“The Hidden Palace” continues Helene Wecker’s epic tale of both the lower East Side of New York City and the Middle East at the start of the 20th century.
Some will initially think Richard Flanagan’s “The Living Sea of Waking Dreams” to be an uneasy mash-up of two separate genres. That is much too hasty a judgment to make about this extraordinary new work.
“Light Perpetual,” the new work from Francis Spufford, author of “Golden Hill,” is a literary novel about everyday life.
Some people will try to argue that “How Lucky,” Will Leitch’s winning new novel, is as strapped by its premise as its leading character is to his wheelchair. Even Daniel, the novel’s disarming narrator, insists from the outset, “My life is not a thriller. My life is the opposite of a thrille…
“Things We Lost to the Water,” the first novel from Eric Nguyen, is exactly the kind of rare treasure that readers are going to feel lucky to have uncovered.
“Morningside Heights” is the latest book from Joshua Henkin, author of 2012’s award-winning “The World Without You.” It’s going to be difficult to find a recent novel as quietly compassionate.
“A Light in the Dark: A History of Movie Directors” is David Thomson’s unapologetically selective assessment of his picks for the visionaries who set the parameters of filmmaking from its beginnings.
“The Anatomy of Desire,” the debut novel from L. R. Dorn, is at once a clever reworking of a classic American novel and a caustic commentary on contemporary American mores.