18 Books to Watch for in April 2011

From hard-boiled detective fiction like Edward Conlon's Red on Red to the social science breakthroughs in Tina Rosenberg's Join the Club, April's got something for everyone.

Elegy: Reflections on Angkor

256 pages; McDermott Gallery
American-born photographer John McDermott has been dubbed the “Ansel Adams of Angkor”and you can see why: His moody photos of Cambodian temples are full of light and shadow as befits both ancient peoples and current circumstance.
— Sara Nelson