Colum McCann's novel "Let the Great World Spin" wins a $5,000 prize celebrating the power of book club selections.
What we here at the Monitor liked best in 2009.
The Monitor's critic sorts through what he sat through this year.
Colum McCann’s evocative new novel imagines how it felt to watch Philippe Petit from below.
Alexander McCall Smith's latest witty novel, Boston Symphony music ready for your iPod, 'Man on Wire' out on DVD, and more.
Documentary about the French wire walker who walked between the World Trade Center towers, 110 stories up, examines the heroic and flat-out crazy aspects of the feat.