From the title, Sugar Snaps and Strawberries
(Timber Press, 224 pages, $19.95) sounds like a frilly coffee-table
topper filled with glossy photos of impractical projects crafted in the
name of DIY
In Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick, a young man named
Ishmael leaves his home in New York for several years of adventures
aboard a whaling ship. After sailing the seas collecting sperm oil, when
You are not going to believe this, but not everything you see in Gypsy
(the musical or the movie) is strictly true. Thank the goddess of
burlesque we have no less a luminary than Karen Abbott (she o the
On the cynical face of it, it is unsurprising that Tom Rachman’s debut novel, The Imperfectionists (The Dial, 288 pages, $15), has been a darling among the newspaper and magazine press over this ...
A man writes as a woman writing to Osama bin Laden.
Set in the East End of London, Chris Cleave’s 2005 debut novel, Incendiary, is formatted as a grieving housewife’s letter to Osama bin Laden, asking him to stop his campaign of terror afte ...