Apr 16, 2014 — A crackling new translation of Giorgio Scerbanenco's crime novel Private Venus has just been released. Critic John Powers read it in a single sitting.
Apr 11, 2014 — In Emma Donoghue's Frog Music, a burlesque dancer investigates the 1876 murder of her friend. It debuts at No. 4.
Apr 10, 2014 — John Lago is a killer intern — and, as it turns out, an actual killer. In The Intern's Handbook, Shane Kuhn tells his story in a fashion fit for a summer blockbuster, both for better and for worse.
Apr 3, 2014 — Author Emma Donoghue's new novel, Frog Music, imagines a new solution to the 1876 murder of a San Francisco frog-catcher — and fits in a lot of raw and raunchy popular songs along the way.
Apr 1, 2014 — Emma Donoghue's new novel is a rich, raunchy tale of demimondaines and murder in smallpox-riven 1876 San Francisco. Critic Alan Cheuse says the novel sets a jaunty pace and shows a lot of leg.
Mar 28, 2014 — Debuting at No. 3, Harlan Coben's Missing You is a thriller that starts with a mysterious online dating profile.
Mar 24, 2014 — Wendy Ruderman and Barbara Laker won a Pulitzer Prize for their investigation into police corruption in Philadelphia. They talk about their reporting and new book, Busted.
Mar 24, 2014 — A literary agent receives a dangerous manuscript in Chris Pavone's The Accident. It debuts at No. 9.
Mar 24, 2014 — Debuting at No. 4, Blood Will Out chronicles Walter Kirn's friendship with a murderous imposter.
Mar 15, 2014 — Siri Hustvedt's latest uses fragmented documents to tell the story of an artist who chooses men to present her work. Reviewer Amal El-Mohtar calls the book complex, harrowing, playful and engrossing.