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 Wedding in Haiti

A Wedding in Haiti

304 pages; Algonquin
The Dominican novelist's beguiling memoir of family and culture centers on the nuptials of a man who is like a son to her. 
— Karen Holt