A memoir by the daughter of noted lit critic Anatole Broyard. Two months before his 1990 death, he revealed he was black and had ”passed” for decades.
The guitar legend deals a slowhand, recounting his colorful life of sex (stealing George Harrison’s wife!), drugs (lots of them!), and rock & roll.
I Am America (And So Can You!)
Late night’s satirical pundit takes on such national scourges as terrorists, environmentalists, and Kashi breakfast cereal.
T Is for Trespass
In her 20th mystery, PI Kinsey Millhone confronts a sociopath named Solana Rojas who impersonates a nurse while killing off her elderly patients.
Playing for Pizza
Grisham, a quarterback on his high school football team, writes a non-thriller about an NFL washout hired to QB for the Panthers…in Parma, Italy.
Born Standing Up
A memoir by the wild- and-crazy star who got his start in showbiz at age 10, selling guidebooks to the newly opened Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif.
In her first novel since ’01’s book-club fave Bel Canto, Patchett follows an ex-Boston mayor’s two adopted black sons over one momentous day.
The Almost Moon
Sebold’s follow-up to The Lovely Bones is similarly dark, with this provocative opening line: ”When all is said and done, killing my mother came easily.”
The first full-length graphic novel by comics darling Tomine centers on a Japanese-American guy in his late 20s and his very tortured love life.