Location Reading: Paris on the Page | Wyatt’s World


Reading about a city, through novels, memoirs, cookbooks, and more, can fuel the dreams of armchair travelers and remind those lucky enough to have visited what they most enjoyed. Here are five books to transport readers to Paris.

TV Readers’ Advisory (RA) | Wyatt’s World


The fall television season is about to begin, making it a perfect time to pair books with broadcasts. Here is a list for fans of Project Runway.

Music and Lyric | Wyatt’s World


Autumn will see the publication of a horde of music books, from National Book Award winner Patti Smith’s next memoir to titles by or about Sara Bareilles, Billy Joel, Tom Petty, Sam Phillips, and Carly Simon. Here are five to get the music playing, each accompanied by playlist suggestions.

Notable Nonfiction (and Some Fiction!) | Books for Dudes

Good and Cheap

Dudes love their nonfiction, and six of this month’s BFD picks are in that mighty NF genre.

Fall Expectations: New Ventures | Wyatt’s World


Coming this fall (either around the corner or in a few weeks) are some riveting works that introduce new perspectives from well-known names.

Family Dynamics: Debuts in Domestic Struggles | The Reader’s Shelf, September 1, 2015


Tolstoy tells us that every unhappy family suffers a unique despondency. These debuts, each addressing a family on the point of dissolution, prove his point.

Skyfaring with Mark Vanhoenacker | RA Crossroads


Vanhoenacker is a pilot, but he could well be a philosopher poet. His memoir is as much a story of impressions and wordplay, of history, geography, and literature, as it is an explanation of a career in the sky.

Continuation Novels, Homages, and Other Ways To Revisit Beloved Characters | Wyatt’s World


Sherlock Holmes, Jeeves and Wooster, and a zombie-plagued Elizabeth Bennet are but three of the characters brought back from their literary graves to be born again in the pages of a book. Here are five more.

Back to School | Wyatt’s World


Read in the school year with subject-aligned nonfiction. Be it history, math, art, or literature, there are a plethora of choices no matter the interest. Here are a wide-ranging five.

Summer Reading Last Call | Wyatt’s World


End-of-summer reading is upon us. What to pick? Here are five suggestions.