The latest books from Cheryl Mendelson, Joanna Trollope, and more

By EW Staff
Updated May 25, 2012 at 04:00 AM EDT

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.