Nonfiction: Thomas Cole, Nora Ephron, Gab, Marijuana, Climbing, Zika, Art, Russia, EWF | Xpress Reviews

Presenting the self-taught Thomas Cole; a guide to spoken eloquence; marijuana, anyone? climbing El Capitan; a fascinating perspective on writerly masochism; weird pieces from the Atavist website; being aware of Zika; how to find time for artist; a great retrospective of Russian post–Cold War events; the late great Maurice White and Earth, Wind & Fire

Audio Reviews | November 1, 2013

Reviews of In Times of Fading Light, None Braver: U.S. Air Force Pararescuemen in the War on Terrorism, and Red Sparrow, plus a full listing of Audio reviews from the November 1, 2013 issue, as well as a look at Nora Ephron works available as audiobooks.

The Most of Nora Ephron | RA Crossroads

The richness of Ephron’s spry, vivid, and insightful writing invites gleeful reading, listening, and watching

Arts & Humanities Reviews | October 1, 2013

Reviews of The MOST of Nora Ephron, American Mirror: The Life and Art of Norman Rockwell, The Making of Markova: Diaghilev’s Baby Ballerina to Groundbreaking Icon, plus a full list of Arts & Humanities reviews from the October 1, 2013 issue.

Audio NewsBriefs | May 15, 2013

The latest audiobook news.

The Art of the Essay | Reader’s Shelf | October 1, 2012

Essay collections covering “a wide range of subjects and concerns.”