Finding the Literary Limelight | The Reader’s Shelf

Fame in this industry can happen in many ways. Debuts can act as lightning strikes, making authors instantly celebrated. Often the already notable become writers on the side, carrying their star power onto the page.

Nonfiction on the Owl, Science, Financial Planning, the Fax Machine, and the Boss | Xpress Reviews

A gem for owl fans; an infographic guide to science; for those desiring a firm grip on their finances; a meticulously researched history of the fax machine; for those ready to stop slogging through life; Springsteen’s is one of rock’s finest memoirs

Musical Memoirs | Wyatt’s World

Memoirs take a musical turn this fall, with a number of high-profile singers turning to the page rather than the microphone to tell their tales. Here are five essential titles as an overture.