Smith, who might be poetry's most generous ambassador, will discuss that love Nov. 21 in St. Paul as the final guest of this year's Talking Volumes series.
NONFICTION: These tributes to the dead create a "chain of remembering."
What happens to the set of heirloom china no one in the family wants? Where does your iPhone 5 end up? And do those pilled…
The Giver of Stars By Jojo Moyes. (Pamela Dorman Books, 400 pages, $28.) Marriage is not the escape that Alice Van Cleve was hoping…
The Poppy Wife By Caroline Scott. (William Morrow, 423 pages, $16.99.) Edie had settled into her grief when the envelope came through the mail slot.…
NONFICTION: In "Canyon Dreams," Michael Powell has written a sports book that is about so much more.
FICTION: "The Confession Club" takes us on another visit to the town that introduced us to "Arthur Truluv."
NONFICTION: Andy Greenberg's book insists the U.S. is one computer virus away from infrastructure meltdown.
FICTION: This debut novel's genius lies in its humanization of a man with serious flaws.
Why and by whose power were you sent?What do you see that you may wish to steal?Why this dancing? Why do your dark bodiesDrink up…
FICTION 1. The Night Fire, by Michael Connelly. (Little, Brown) Harry Bosch and Renée Ballard return to take up a case that held the…
NONFICTION: Ronan Farrow's "Catch and Kill" reveals a spy story and portraits of perseverance.
NONFICTION: The biographer of two of the 20th century's most famous authors shares what it was like to know them.
FICTION: Carol Anshaw's latest novel examines the reverberations of trauma and the dissonance of being a reluctant hero.
NONFICTION: A thrilling and lively work of investigative journalism unmasks a 1970s study that fundamentally changed the discipline of psychiatry.
NONFICTION: In search of Russian literary greats and the landscape that influenced them.
FICTION: Friendship and racism are explored in this novel set in 1970s Missouri.