The 18 Best Books to Pick Up This Month
Novelist Nicole Krauss tells a tale of postdivorce soul-searching, Eileen Myles composes a paean to her pit bull, a friendship goes up in flames in Claire Messud's latest, plus more titles to pick up now.
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At the Strangers' Gate
The Paris to the Moon author recalls his early Manhattan years, largely spent cocooned in a basement apartment trying to master French cooking for his bride and dreaming about art. “In an era of cocaine and punk, we were champagne and Gershwin,” he muses.
— By Jordan Sebastian Bonner, Leigh Haber, Taylor Lannamann