Beyond The Book

What do book lovers have queued up on their nightstands and ready to read before lights-out? We asked a couple of them, and here’s what they said.

    Book Review

    The Smaller Evil

    By Stephanie Kuehn

    This ambitious would-be thriller leaves too many questions unanswered.

    Book Review

    I’m Supposed to Protect You from All This: A Memoir

    By Nadja Spiegelman

    This heartfelt recollection would benefit from a few more decades of life experience.

    Author Q&A

    An Interview with Liz Kay

    By Emily Harburg

    The poet-turned-novelist talks about writing across states lines and timelines — and how laziness kick-started her new book.

    Beyond The Book

    Long before Mister Ed, there was Freddy.

    Book Review

    An even-handed assessment of a modern-day scourge.

    Book Review

    The Hemingway Thief

    By Shaun Harris

    An ambitious new mystery that almost delivers.

    Book Review

    Read Me Like a Book

    By Liz Kessler

    This smart novel for teens tackles the thorny topics of love, family strife, and sexual identity.

    Poetry Review

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

    Book Review

    Wars of the Roses: Bloodline

    By Conn Iggulden

    This brilliant novel, the third in a series, transports readers to the battlefields of 15th-century England.

    Author Q&A

    The novelist discusses special-needs kids, "experts," and the incredible sacrifices parents are willing to make.