Sunday Books: coverage for August 14, 2011

Book review: 'Red Summer' by Cameron McWhirter

August 14, 2011

Book review: 'Red Summer' by Cameron McWhirter

In summer 1919, African Americans stood firm against discrimination, even as attacks increased.

Book review: 'The Devil All the Time' by Donald Ray Pollock

August 14, 2011

Book review: 'The Devil All the Time' by Donald Ray Pollock

The novel deftly shifts perspectives among small-town residents in Ohio and West Virginia, including two killers.

Not Just for Kids: 'UnderDogs' by Markus Zusak

August 14, 2011

Not Just for Kids: 'UnderDogs' by Markus Zusak

The first three novels by 'The Book Thief' author are rounded up into a single work on the Wolfe brothers, two hard-luck teens at odds with the world and fighting for better days.

Book review: 'Lights Out in Wonderland' by DBC Pierre

August 14, 2011

Book review: 'Lights Out in Wonderland' by DBC Pierre

The novel follows a man who decides to kill himself but holds off as he careens around the world creating havoc.

Book review: 'The Good Muslim' by Tahmima Anam

August 14, 2011

Book review: 'The Good Muslim' by Tahmima Anam

A close Bengali sister and brother's relationship is strained in the aftermath of war in this novel.

The Bookish Life: Weaving memories into handmade books

August 14, 2011

The Bookish Life: Weaving memories into handmade books

Odds and ends such as wrappers, ticket stubs and antique photos add a personal touch to tomes.

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