Forever Fascinated by Family | Memoir

Families continue to fascinate memoir writers, readers, and reviewers.

World War II Secret Agents | RA Crossroads

Gross’s tense and harrowing story portrays how one extraordinarily brave soldier attempts the unthinkable, producing nail-biting suspense, a mournful ode to those who endured the camps, and an exploration of what constitutes a civil and spiritual life.

November Remembering | Classic Returns

The themes this month: cute dogs; autism; cross-dressing; vintage dressing; the idiocy of war; the aftereffects of the Holocaust and of AIDS.

Life During Wartime | Classic Returns

Blood Brothers

A pre–Memorial Day “Classic Returns” looks at war stories and tales of survival during wartime.

Anniversaries, Desserts, White Trash, Texas Noir | Classic Returns

The Glass of Fashion

This edition of Classic Returns includes a father of fashion commentary, a mother of crime fiction, a postwar man of letters, and a Texas noir storyteller.