The Disappearing Spoon
Kean explains the periodic table of elements with such aplomb that material normally as heavy as lead transmutes into gold. A-
The Frozen Rabbi
Stern’s comic romp follows the exploits of a 19th-century Hasidic rabbi — preserved in a block of ice — who becomes a New Age guru after he’s thawed.
The Last Detective
The first volume in Lovesey’s beloved Peter Diamond series has a handsome new 20th-anniversary edition.
Inger Ash Wolfe
If you like your mysteries really creepy, look no further than Wolfe’s Hazel Micallef series.