Kate Alcott, Yasmina Khadra, Olen Steinhauer, Anne Tyler, & Others | Fiction Reviews, February 1, 2015


Reading groups will devour Khadra’s excellent work; Steinhauer’s genre-bending spy novel takes Hitchcockian suspense to new heights; Tyler continues to dazzle; Buckingham spins a tense, modern thriller; Alcott tackles Hollywood.

New releases from Anne Tyler, Matthew Quick, & Laura Lippman | Feb. 2015 Audio in Advance | Fiction


Adler-Olsen, Jussi. The Alphabet House. Penguin. ISBN 9781611763645. Read by Graeme Malcolm. In the “Department Q” series author’s first stand-alone novel, British pilots James Teasdale and Bryan Young’s plane is shot down and they know they will be executed if captured. They manage to jump aboard a train reserved for wounded SS soldiers. In a moment […]

Sartorial Splendor: Falling into Fashion | The Reader’s Shelf, September 15, 2012


Every outfit tells a story. These stories tell of outfits.