This week we hear from writers who bring the world to us with passion and compassion in fiction and nonfiction. In addition to including new books...
It's So Emotional
This grouping taps into emotional relationships—with family, friends, faith, food and life itself. We hear from a prolific Southern American...
There are four authors this week who have been recently acknowledged by the prestigious Booker Prize. The fifth is a special treat—a previously...
What's on Your Mind?
Three works of literary nonfiction are in the spotlight this week, along with a prize-winning Scandinavian writer who has been gaining a deserved...
This week we offer an epic novel of the American South, stories that illuminate the absurdity of contemporary life, a glimpse into the making...
Often, getting out of your comfort zone enhances the pleasures of reading. This week two oversized creatures are featured, as well as (possibly)...
Whale of a Tale
A ‘whale of a story’ means a great amount of a good thing and this week we have five novels that fit the description, including two featuring whales
Something to Talk About
This week we are pleased to highlight a rousing jazz-infused debut novel which we are launching at The Center and a pitch-perfect memoir from...
Difficult people make for interesting reading. Characters who are mischievous, unstable, irrational, those who lack self-control and then find...
Novels, short stories, stories that interlink to become a novel, and poetry: these books explore their characters’ psychological and sexual...