Colm Tóibín Fiction
Tóibín’s seventh novel has a young woman leaving the green glens of Ireland for the brownstones of the titular New York borough.
Dan Simmons Fiction
Charles Dickens, at 53, finds himself less involved with serial novels than with serial killers in this creepy slice of historical fiction.
Happens Every Day
Actress Gillies details the sudden and unexpected dissolution of her marriage in this candid look at picking up the pieces and putting them back together again.
Spelling’s last book, sTORI Telling, dealt handily with her mommy issues, but this time she’s the parental figure. Here’s hoping her kids don’t end up writing memoirs of their own.