Novelist John Gardner once said that there are only two plots in literature: someone goes on a journey or a stranger comes to town. You're trying to think of exceptions right now, aren't you? Well, while you brainstorm, this month's fiction roundup is packing its bags to join three novels' worth of characters as they set out on life-altering adventures 400 years and thousands of miles apart.
Adam Mansbach's “Go the [expletive deleted] to Sleep” tickles the funny bones of parents – precisely because the struggle to get your child to sleep can be anything but a laughing matter.
Dorian Lynskey, author of "33 Revolutions Per Minute," talks about the history of the protest song and why it seems to have disappeared.
Nearly 20 years after a fatal e. coli outbreak at Jack in the Box restaurants, is our food system any safer?
After enduring the wild success of "Eat, Pray, Love," Elizabeth Gilbert now says she's retiring to a life of "slow fiction and even slower gardening."
The entire library of Star Wars fiction will become available in e-book format later this summer.
A memoir by Stieg Larsson's partner arrives in the US next month, while an exploration of Larsson and his world is already available.
A comic-book bio will chronicle "the polarizing life and career of the high-profile tycoon, presidential aspirant and media bon vivant" Donald Trump.
Publisher-supported Bookish hopes to become the Rotten Tomatoes of the book world.