Bernard Sumner

Chapter and Verse

Published by Thomas Dunne

Nov 03, 2015 Books Web Exclusive

One year after Peter Hook's memoir about his time in Joy Division, Bernard Sumner gives his perspective in Chapter and Verse. The book was published in the U.K. last year, and Sumner adds only a postscript for the U.S. edition.  More

Lauren Groff

Fates and Furies

Published by Riverhead

Oct 27, 2015 Books Web Exclusive

Lauren Groff's third novel, Fates and Furies, examines marriage and companionship through two lenses, juxtaposed in two separate sections of her book.   More

John Biguenet


Published by Bloomsbury

Oct 12, 2015 Books Web Exclusive

In the latest of Bloomsbury Publishing’s Object Lessons series, writer, playwright, and university professor John Biguenet tackles silence. More

Oct 06, 2015 Books Web Exclusive

The Musician Says is a pocket-sized collection of quotes from a diverse collection of artists, meant to illuminate the musician's experience.  More

Mindy Kaling

Why Not Me?

Published by Crown Archetype

Sep 29, 2015 Books Web Exclusive

Reading Why Not Me? feels similar to run-ins with old high school friends whose lives are now filled with trials and tribulations, a part of the youthful wonder worn off. More

Sep 21, 2015 Books Web Exclusive

For Alice in Chains: The Untold Story, journalist David de Sola attempts to craft the definitive biography of one of grunge's biggest and best bands. More

Sep 15, 2015 Books Issue #54 - August/September 2015 - CHVRCHES

Jon Morris' knowledge of comic book history is immediately and readily apparent in his delightful-and insightful-accounting of some of the medium's most "half-baked heroes." In The League of Regrettable Superheroes, Morris wittily breaks down the shortcomings of a hundred different caped and costumed vigilantes whose collective kryptonite proved to be the test of time.  More

Sep 09, 2015 Books Web Exclusive

I understand that The Bee Gees and Under the Radar might not be perfect bedfellows, so to speak.  More

Matt Sainsbury

Game Art

Published by No Starch

Sep 04, 2015 Books Web Exclusive

Video games have come a long way since Pong; this is extremely evident in Matt Sainsbury's gorgeous new coffee table book.Game Art highlights the stunning visuals from 40 incredibly varied modern video games, produced by both independent and major studios. More