On & off the Record | What We’re Reading

Two debut novels, a true crime thriller, father-son comparisons, and fashion week in NYC.

Fiction from DePalo, Norton, and Weaver, with a Debut from Greenidge | Xpress Reviews

DePalo’s new series features the hunky Serenghetti brothers; Greenidge’s debut exposes a language experiment involving a chimpanzee; Norton takes an honest look at a marriage amid mental illness; Weaver’s weaves a new David Raker thriller

Growing Up Literary: Coming-of-Age Debuts | The Reader’s Shelf, May 1, 2016

Coming-of-age stories are an indelible part of literature; from Huckleberry to Scout, the characters that fill their pages are iconic. Here are six debuts that explore, through a wide range of mode and method, the painful path to maturity.