A story of origins and women, “Half Broke Horses” brings the author’s hardy, poker playing, schoolteacher grandmother to life.
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All questions, no answers: Every sentence in “The Interrogative Mood” ends with a question mark, yet the effect is mysteriously satisfying.
Written as a series of e-mails, “e2” draws readers into the world of an ad agency—and the workings of the Worldwide Web.
In “That Old Cape Magic,” Pulitzer Prize-winner Richard Russo tackles the age-old fear of turning into one’s parents.
In “Model Home,” Eric Puchner’s debut novel, a suburban family faces the inevitable reality of the American dream.
In “The Three Weissmanns of Westport,” Cathleen Schine puts her spin on Jane Austen, with characters seeking love in Manhattan and Westport, Connecticut.