16 Books to Watch for in May 2011

This month, we're showcasing books that tell the truth—or part of it, anyway. From a bittersweet memoir of an exceptionally bad dog to a stunning novel of a family's scandal, there's something for everyone.

What You See in the Dark

272 pages; Algonquin Books
An eerily cinematic novel about the filming of Psycho, in which the offscreen action takes a Hitchcockian turn.
— Karen Holt