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Rhino Ranch by Larry McMurtry—The premise for Texas author Larry McMurtry's latest novel, Rhino Ranch, is not as preposterous as it may seem in the opening pages. READ STORY
South of Broad by Pat Conroy—Pat Conroy's style is part of the bear-hug he gives his characters and life itself, a trend that continues with his latest novel, South of Broad. READ STORY
Inherent Vice by Thomas Pynchon—With Inherent Vice, Thomas Pynchon has written a deliciously composed dark comedy — a pastiche of the noir detective novel — about Southern California in the late '60s and early '70s and brought it in under 400 pages. READ STORY
The Peep Diaries by Hal Niedzviecki—While individuals seem to be becoming more isolated from face-to-face contact, social networking and better technology is allowing people to keep an eye on each other. READ STORY

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