Poetry, Essays, and Letters | Wyatt’s World

Fall is the season for big novels and important nonfiction. Perhaps lost in the onslaught are smaller gems, such as these five anthologies.

Nonfiction: Birds’ Brains, Disney Animators, the 60s, Driving in Russia, Easy Dinners | Xpress Reviews

Avian brain structure and how it may have evolved; animating Disney’s musicals; pastor Moody on managing one’s identity; the 1960s as seen through The New Yorker; an intriguing read for anyone interested in Russian history; Younkin’s family-friendly recipes

Arts & Humanities Reviews | April 1, 2013

Reviews of One Place, Jonathan Goldberg’s Strangers on a Train, and Elizabeth Winder’s Pain, Parties, Work, plus full list of arts and humanities reviews from the Apr. 1 issue.