Displaying articles for: October 2010

Jeff Kinney

Strong reading recommendations from the Wimpy Kid creator.

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Amanda Hesser

The food columnist and author of the The Essential New York Times Cookbook on a trio of her favorite novels.

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Richard Belzer

Detective Munch charges you to read these books.

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Anthony Bourdain

The unconventional chef and author gives us a confidential list of his three favorite books.

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Tim Gunn

Fashion guru Tim Gunn on books that never go out of style.

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July 23: Jessica Mitford died on this day in 1996.

Crime fiction legends Dennis Lehane and Michael Connelly discuss the new book that unites their beloved sleuths Patrick Kenzie and Harry Bosch.

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Paradise and Elsewhere

Canadian short story marvel Kathy Page emerges as the Alice Munro of the supernatural from these heartfelt tales of shapeshifting swimmers, mild-mannered cannibals, and personality-shifting viruses transmitted through kisses.

Pastoral

When a persuasive pastor arrives in a sleepy farm town, his sage influence has otherworldly results (talking sheep, a mayor who walks on water). But can he pull off the miracle of finding kindly local Liz Denny the love of her life?  Small wonder looms large in this charmer from Andre Alexis.

The Hundred-Year House

When a poetry scholar goes digging through the decrepit estate of his wife's family to uncover a bygone arts colony's strange mysteries, he awakens a tenacious monster: his mother-in-law. A wickedly funny take on aging aristocracies from author Rebecca Makkai (The Borrower).