Fiction from Galbraith, Kilpack, Moggach, & the late Rendell | Xpress Reviews


Galbraith continues to develop interestingly flawed characters; readers will shake their heads over Kilpack’s frustrating hero; fans of Moggach will be disappointed; Rendell’s latest (perhaps last) portrayal of a psychological quagmire

Reading, Croaking, Shivering | French on Fridays

It seems like spring will never come. I’m writing from home, where I’m suffering from the “office cold” and swathed in a jumble of warm garments, cursing my heat-miser landlord, and croaking like a frog (or Brenda Vaccaro, as my colleague Kent noted yesterday). When I asked my coworkers what they’re reading this week, I […]

Monarchs, Memoirs, Mysteries, & Making Choices | What We’re Reading


The LJ staff’s post–Valentine’s Day (and Presidents Day) reading runs the gamut from prison memoirs to the politics of de-extinction cloning this week.

Mystery: Series Lineup | November 1, 2013


Mystery series titles from the November 1, 2013 issue.