Books

Abstract City
Abstract City

Everyday experiences — from looking at leaves to riding city subways — are funny and fresh… >>

The Art of Fielding
The Art of Fielding

Henry Skrimshander arrives at Westish College on the shores of Lake Michigan with a book called The… >>

The Might Have Been
The Might Have Been

Eventually, all of us have to grapple our might-have-beens. This is the moving story of a man whose… >>

The Street Sweeper
The Street Sweeper

Perlman's story of modern New York is a big book in every sense. Huge in its scope, it covers two… >>

The Snow Child
The Snow Child

An old Russian folk tale has it that a childless couple, living on the edge of the woods, build… >>

Fall from Grace
Fall from Grace

Patterson’s back with another addictive page-turner. This time, the suspicious death of a… >>

The Ice Ballooon
The Ice Ballooon

An arctic expedition in 1897 was a daunting enough endeavor—but in a hydrogen balloon? The true… >>

Life Sentences: Literary Judgments and Accounts
Life Sentences: Literary Judgments and Accounts

Essayist, novelist, and literary critic William Gass is one of our most original and brilliant… >>

The Invisible Ones
The Invisible Ones

It would take far longer than this space to explain the dense plot of this highly impressive… >>

Georgia O’Keeffe’s Hawai’i
Georgia O’Keeffe’s Hawai’i

The iconic painter of (highly suggestive) flowers and of the American Southwest spent part of… >>