Ike's Bluff

Evan Thomas's incisive and deeply readable biography yields a fresh perspective on Dwight D. Eisenhower, a shrewd tactician who excelled at diplomacy during some of the Cold War's most heated exchanges.

April 23: " 'A job,' the woman repeated again, smiling, as if I hadn't heard her. 'Would you like one?' "

Kenneth Calhoun (Black Moon) and Lysley Tenorio (Monstress) of the Discover Great New Writers program on B-movies, heritage, and finales.