Aug 27, 2012 — Ann Arbor residents would easily recognize their city in Harry Dolan's crime fiction, but the likeness ends with murder; while Dolan can pack several homicides into each book, the real Ann Arbor is much more peaceful.
May 19, 2010 — Dominique Browning ran the magazine House & Garden until it folded in 2007. Her new memoir, Slow Love, reveals how Browning refocused her life by baking, playing the piano and wearing pajamas all day.
Apr 1, 2010 — Daily Beast Editor-in-Chief Tina Brown shares with Renee Montagne the best things she's been reading lately: on the growing pains of ambitious companies, working in your PJs and how losing your job can mean finding your life.
Feb 16, 2010 — Alexandra Penney's longtime nightmare of being broke and dependent on others for help almost overwhelmed her when Bernard Madoff was arrested and her life savings disappeared.
Dec 3, 2009 — Correspondent Susan Stamberg gathers recommendations for the season's best books from booksellers Rona Brinlee, Daniel Goldin and Lucia Silva. Their selections include comics about philosophy, novels about building families, and a box set that dives into the process of writing.
Dec 3, 2009 — Harry Dolan's first novel, a mystery of identity, captures you early and holds onto your attention.
Sep 10, 2006 — Josh Karp's biography A Futile and Stupid Gesture chronicles the life, comedy and untimely death of National Lampoon co-founder Doug Kenney. The title comes from a line Kenney penned for the screenplay of the film Animal House.