Jul 20, 2011 — The best sports writing drags readers out of their armchairs and onto the field. Here are five books that do just that — with a few detours into the locker room along the way.
Jun 22, 2010 — That diploma you worked so hard for can come with a lot of pressure. No worries, class of 2010. Lizzie Skurnick recommends three books about what happens when a diploma is followed by disaster.
Apr 24, 2009 — Christopher Buckley may be best known as a satirist, but the humor in his latest book is of a more personal — and sometimes sadder — nature. Losing Mum and Pup is a memoir of his famous parents, Bill and Pat Buckley, who died within a year of each other in 2007 and 2008.
Sep 6, 2006 — Karen, who listens to WBEZ in Chicago, recommends Eggers' nonfiction account, which she calls a "comical tragedy of a memoir."