Strength of Character
The books this week all have strong primary voices and points of view, in fiction, essay, and memoir. Some must overcome loss, some must struggle...
May is the season of flowers and the following writers, acknowledged as gifted stylists and storytellers, all have blossoming careers
It's a Mystery to Me
Despite some much-needed spring weather to raise spirits the news cycle continues to be overwhelming. It is hard to concentrate on much else...
In Brooklyn and Harlem, London and Pakistan, as well as various unnamed locations, these writers combine the personal, psychological and political in their novels
The Fountain of Literature
Sometimes in publishing there is a veritable cascade of books that flow onto the shelves in the same month. For spring 2021 titles, April is the...
In the Minds of Men
This week we delve into the minds of men: portraits of Black performers, new stories by one of our favorite Japanese stylists, and some propulsive...
It's a Woman's World
As we close the month dedicated to women’s history several books stand out—fictionalized versions of great accomplishments by women, a psychologically...
As there is finally light at the end of the pandemic tunnel one has to wonder if New York City can ever be the place it once was
This week we celebrate Women’s History Month. Here are but a few of the new spring publications written by and about women, but for all readers
Small Press, Big Impact
The seven works of new fiction in this week’s selection come from a variety of smaller publishers. There are many vibrant voices to be discovered...