18 Books to Watch for in May 2012

This month, we delve into the past with a reissued classic from W. Somerset Maugham, a found cookbook from Elizabeth Gilbert's grandmother, and new historical fiction set in WWI.
A Natural Woman: A Memoir

A Natural Woman: A Memoir

496 pages; Grand Central Publishing
The singer-songwriter and liberal activist explores the highs and lows of a career that's spanned more than half a century (so far).
— Karen Holt