16 Must-Read Books for February 2013

A novel of life during (future) wartime, a scholarly decoding of Jane Austen, historical fiction set in a Mexican border town and more captivating reads.

Drinking with Men: A Memoir

288 pages; Riverhead
A witty homage to pubs and bars and the regulars who call them home, (appropriately) written by the drinks columnist for The New York Times Magazine.
— Abbe Wright