The most illuminating, self-involved, sycophantic and helpful books I read in 2018 — and the best one, too
What Stephen King gets right - and wrong - in 'The Outsider'
Reading a Stephen King novel is like climbing behind the wheel of a classic, unrepentantly American-made car. One glance at the furry dice hanging from the mirror tells you that you're in for a terrific, pacey read with the kind of character development that has kept King firmly at the top of our...
Sports books reviewed: Tiger Woods, Ken Harrelson bios, plus a look back at some epically bad baseball uniforms
After a life dedicated to social justice, Planned Parenthood's Cecile Richards says she has no plans to run for office — yet
A heartfelt lament on patrolling the border: Francisco Cantu's 'The Line Becomes a River'
Francisco Cantú’s “The Line Becomes a River” is a book about the U.S.-Mexico border. Given how fraught the topic has become, it’s worth being crystal-clear right away about what the book is, and isn’t. It is not a book about President Trump’s proposed border wall and who will pay for it. It is...
Stefan Merrill Block on his new novel 'Oliver Loving,' which follows the fallout of a tragedy in a small West Texas town
'The Stowaway: A Young Man’s Extraordinary Adventure to Antarctica' doesn't quite deliver on the glitter of its premise