2017 Gumbo | What We’re Reading

We’re reading: aloud, long-form journalism, parental nightmares, New Orleans novels, Wild Westerns, Richard III rewrites, Brooklyn books, whodunits, a raconteur’s remembrances, & more Lippman!

Star-Studded Fiction from Burnet, Lamb, Le Guin, and Debuter Street | Xpress Reviews

A fast-paced historical crime novel from Booker finalist Burnet; Lamb’s tender, funny, sweet homage to boomers; Le Guin is just as relevant and thought-provoking as ever; Pintoff’s high stakes novel will still appeal to thriller fans; Poe’s devoted readers will rejoice in Street’s debut literary novel

Globe-Spanning Adventures | Wyatt’s World

October brings a number of particularly riveting crime novels—from legal to historical to quasi-true tales—that allow readers to travel the globe and back in time.