Winter reads depicting the beauty and relentless nature of ice, wind, and snow.
To bookend last week’s list of January nonfiction, here are five novels to start the New Year. They range from the highly anticipated next novel of a book club favorite to the end of an iconic fantasy series. Each should ensure a good first month of reading. The Last Runaway by Tracy Chevalier (Dutton) Tiger [...]
After LJ’s editors chose our Top Ten of the year, we still some had titles we felt strongly about. Here are 16 more can’t-miss books from 2012. Cain, Susan. Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking. Crown. ISBN 9780307352149. $26; ebk. ISBN 9780307452207. PSYCH This book makes me want to [...]
Sometimes the best thing a book can offer a reader is not its text but its visuals. These books promise to immerse readers in dual pleasures. Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland: With Artwork by Yayoi Kusama by Lewis Carroll (Penguin Global) 100 Diagrams That Changed the World: From the Earliest Cave Paintings to the [...]
It’s December with temps in the 30s; I guess autumn really is over. I had fun extending my triathlon season into October, but all good things must end, including the only book I really sat down with over the past few months, Color Stories by Benjamin Moore (covered below). I relied on my minions to [...]