Books: June 1/8, 2012
The latest books from Cheryl Mendelson, Joanna Trollope, and more
America, You Sexy Bitch, Meghan McCain and Michael Ian Black
They couldn’t be further apart on the political spectrum — so that’s probably why McCain, the Republican writer and blogger, and Black, the Democratic comedian, decided to take a cross-country tour together.
Does This Baby Make Me Look Straight?, Dan Bucatinsky
The Web Therapy actor and co-creator has subtitled his irreverent take on parenting Confessions of a Gay Dad.
The Good Wife, Cheryl Mendelson
The very definitions of morality and goodness are nastily contested political flash points, and Mendelson, in a forceful but compassionate argument, shows how this has affected our culture.
The Lola Quartet, Emily St. John Mandel
Florida real estate, jazz, film noir, and drug deals gone bad all shape the fate of an unemployed young journalist trying to track down a girl who might be his daughter.
The Soldier’s Wife, Joanna Trollope
A family’s bonds begin to fray after the father, an officer in the British army, returns home from a six-month tour in Afghanistan.