Short reviews of recent releases
Important Artifacts and Personal Property from the Collection of Lenore Doolan and Harold Morris, Including Books, Street Fashion, and
Author to appear at Carmichael's
Delicate, Edible Birds
(By Lauren Groff. Hyperion/Voice; 306 pgs., $23.95.)
1) Rabbit Run by John Updike (novel) — Everyone wonders when the economy will hit bottom.
(Edited by Peter Wild. Harper Perennial, 240 pgs., $13.99.)
1968. Can there be anything new to say about that evocative year? Mark Harris’s intelligent, addictive book, “Pictures at a Revolution,” proves there is.
(By Malcolm Gladwell. Little, Brown & Co.; 320 pgs., $27.99.)
Understanding Media: THE EXTENSIONS OF MAN
(By Marshall McLuhan. First published in 1964.)
Louisville teacher pens a novel
Book signing by Bethany Griffin
Good ones you might have missed
The Ant and the Peacock:
Altruism and Sexual Selection From Darwin to Today
(By Helena Cronin. First published 1991.)
1) The Anglo Files: A Field Guide to the British by Sarah Lyall (nonfiction) — It’s not a travel book, and it’s not comprehensive.