Jul 21, 2016 Books Web Exclusive

The Lynching tells the story of the murder of 19-year-old Michael Donald in Alabama in 1981, and the criminal and civil trials that follow. More

Rob Sheffield

On Bowie

Published by Dey St.

Jul 14, 2016 Books Web Exclusive

Rob Sheffield explores the relationship between artist and audience in this insightful eulogy to icon David Bowie. More

Jun 29, 2016 Books Web Exclusive

Live Wire is a memoir about Bon Scott from the subjective perspective of three who knew him from the early days. More

Adam Haslett

Imagine Me Gone

Published by Little, Brown

Jun 27, 2016 Books Web Exclusive

In Adam Haslett's sophomore novel, Imagine Me Gone, he follows the life and story of a family touched by loss. More

May 31, 2016 Books Web Exclusive

Candy Leonard, sociologist and first generation Beatles fan, examines the Beatles' history from a fan's perspective in Beatleness. More

May 23, 2016 Books Web Exclusive

Peter Arno was a legendary cartoonist, most famous for his unforgettable work with The New Yorker in the 1930s and '40s. Peter Arno: The Mad, Mad World of The New Yorker's Greatest Cartoonist is the first biography of Arno and his work.


Apr 27, 2016 Books Web Exclusive

Carrie Buck was a poor foster child from Charlottesville, VA who was institutionalized under dubious circumstances in 1924. Buck was labeled "feebleminded," and so began the State's quest to have her sterilized. More

Apr 22, 2016 Books Web Exclusive

In The First Congress, historian Fergus M. Bordewich tells the dramatic story of how the United States government was created.


Apr 18, 2016 Books Web Exclusive

Few bands have enjoyed the level of fan devotion directed at XTC, and Complicated Game certainly speaks directly to those people. But thanks to the tone of its author, XTC founder/singer/songwriter/guitarist Andy Partridge (along with Todd Bernhardt), those with even a casual interest in the band will still find themselves entertained. More