Haunting, thought-provoking, and everything in between, here are some of last year's books that would make great additions to your winter reading list.
Vesa Lehtimäki's collection of photographs featuring LEGO toys in inventive situations is an inspiring and innovative collection.
A short and pleasant little tour with Howard S. Becker into the world of marihuana.
If you're old enough to drink whiskey, you're too old for scratch n' sniff.
Rock music and baked goods have always been mutually exclusive. Until now.
Dante's English Public glances at current adaptations of Dante's work, from the comic Nightcrawler's Inferno to Mark Danielewski's House of Leaves.
As the Bay Area Rapid Transit escalator carried me upward, toward the first annual Bay Area Book Festival (6th and 7th, June), I repeated my new mantra. I would buy no books.
Sci-fi is a popular and well-read genre, but its critical importance as a genre for women and authors of color is often overlooked, these eight excellent examples included.
Few of us can wring art from our grief as Sandra Cisneros has, here.
Doria Russell finds heroes in the errant in Epitaph, a novel that captures the realities of the famous gunfight at the O.K. Corral, and much more.