The Delights and Pleasures of Comics | Wyatt’s World

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The ABCs of Rube Goldberg, Kafka’s The Castle, Marquez and Ryan’s 3D collaboration, comics from digital to print, and gorgeous black-and-white silhouettes from Nilsen

The Reader’s Shelf | It Takes a Thief: True Art Crimes

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True crime is not just about blood and bodies. It also encompasses art theft. These titles explore permanent losses and recovered works.

Visual Reading and Unique Forms | Wyatt’s World

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A novel in the margins, Gorgeous Nothings, what the photograph tells, a wordless Battle of the Somme, illustrated Heart of Darkness

Telling Stories Through Food

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These recent narrative cookbooks combine the twin pleasures of cooking and reading

Horror Gems for the Haunting Season

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It’s that time of the year again, when other­wise mild-mannered readers turn into ravenous fiends searching for a terrifying fix. Instead of just turning to old standbys, why not try one of these 21st-­century options.

The Most of Nora Ephron | RA Crossroads

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The richness of Ephron’s spry, vivid, and insightful writing invites gleeful reading, listening, and watching

Evocative Halloween Reading | Wyatt’s World

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Tales to prompt the imagination’s spooky side

Spoiled by Choice: Fall Cookbooks | Wyatt’s World

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Simple pleasures in simple meals, schooled by America’s Test Kitchen, notes from NY’s Gramercy Tavern kitchen, Patterson’s story to recipe, René Redzep’s new book is A Work in Progress

How Not to Be a Dick, and More | Books for Dudes

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For the last triathlon of the season my buddy Ray and I rented a little 280 square foot cabin in the Alleghenies. I loved it, and said so. “I love it,” I said. With a nod to the simple construction, I added, “this is all I need. I think I could build me one of […]

Q&A with Megan Doherty, author of How Not to Be a Dick | Books for Dudes

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I read the 100% Win! that is, How Not to be a Dick and was fortunate enough to score some As to my Qs from the book’s author, Meghan Doherty. How Not to be a Dick is manageable, fun, and engaging—in other words, “dude-friendly.” Did you write this for dudes in particular? I use the […]

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