Surveying the Spectrum: Six New Titles on Autism


Six new titles on autism.

Mystery Reviews | January 2014


CElebrate the new year by welcoming a fresh generation of fictional detectives who are ready to capture your imagination and loyalty. This month you’ll meet up with a number of sleuths on their second, third, or fourth entries—just the right time to present your patrons with a bundle of good reads. Familiar formulas are slightly […]

Batman’s Early Days | Games, Gamers, & Gaming


Batman: Arkham Origins is a must-have for any serious player or Batman fan. Read more from the January issue.

The Bard at 450 | Collection Development


As we approach William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday, our fascination with his life and work shows no sign of fading. Each year brings new biographies, revised editions of the plays and poems, and books promising to make his creations easier for readers encountering them for the first time. It’s not an exaggeration to say that there […]

Behind the Mike: Simon Vance


An interview with Simon Vance, narrator of The Complete Sherlock Holmes.