15 Riveting Reads to Pick Up in May 2013

Stirring new fiction from Isabel Allende, a novel of life after a brother's suicide, a biography of Simón Bolivar and more.
Reading Room May 2013

The Woman Upstairs

272 pages; Knopf
In this literary page-turner, a Boston teacher with dreams of becoming an artist is first enamored of, and the feels betrayed by, a seductive couple who've relocated from Paris.
— Abbe Wright