Devil’s Bridge is the 17th Alex Cooper thriller by Linda Fairstein. The author explores, with great depth, levels of psychology that help even unfamiliar readers understand why every police officer and City Hall staffer is out to help find Alex Cooper when she goes missing one autumn night.
Nicole Galland adores her dog Leuco, and she said it was fun to write a book in which she could describe a character’s relationship with her dog. In her new novel Stepdog, the character Sara is utterly devoted to her dog Cody.
Benito Mussolini is long gone, but the institution that helped bring him and keep him in power may not be, according to a new Pulitzer Prize winning book by historian and Brown University professor David Kertzer.
Author Ta-Nehisi Coates headlines a sold-out public discussion Friday that explores the idea of a post-racial America. The discussion kicks off the Martha’s Vineyard Book Festival, which runs Saturday and Sunday in Edgartown and Chilmark.
The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace, released last year to wide acclaim, is Mr. Hobbs’s memorial to his Yale roommate Robert Peace's life, telling the story from birth to death in obsessive detail and a clear, heartfelt narrative.
Erik Larson’s advice to those who want to write? “Work as a cop on the side,” he told the Gazette in a recent interview. “Immersing yourself in life is the best thing for writing.” The author did not take his own advice, though.
Stephen Kurkjian’s new book has the characters, intrigue and pace of a mystery novel. All it lacks is the culprit. That’s because his subject matter, the burglary at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, remains unsolved.