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.
Perfect Lives

Perfect Lives

240 pages; Virago UK
Astutely observed linked stories reveal the pleasures, temptations, secrets, and disappointments of lovers, parents, and children in an English seaside town.
— Karen Holt