Weekend Reading

Weekend Reading: I’m the One Who Got Away

We grow up absorbing family habits. We spend the rest of our lives trying to outgrow them.

September 21, 2017

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Weekend Reading: The Golden House

Salman Rushdie’s new novel explores migration and reinvention, set in a very raucous contemporary New York.

September 14, 2017

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Weekend Reading: Norma

A mother’s death and the mystery of magical hair.

September 7, 2017

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Weekend Reading: The Burning Girl

Adolescence is a time of intensity, when most of us have no choice but to leave childhood things, and people, behind.

August 31, 2017

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Weekend Reading: My Life to Live

Agnes Nixon turned her soap opera of a life into TV stories we watched for years.

August 24, 2017

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Weekend Reading: Fierce Kingdom

There are all sorts of wild animals at the local zoo.

August 17, 2017

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Weekend Reading: The Misfortune of Marion Palm

Don’t put your money on Marion: She’ll steal it from you..

August 10, 2017

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Weekend Reading: Rain

Raindrops shaped like parachutes? What we don’t know about one of our last regular encounters with untamed nature.

August 3, 2017

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Weekend Reading: The Windfall

In this witty novel, the newly wealthy Jha family finds out how upward mobility works in New Delhi.

July 20, 2017

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Weekend Reading: Shoebox Funeral

She had 10 siblings, but the little critters on her Pennsylvania farm captured her heart.

July 13, 2017

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Weekend Reading: The Secret History of Jane Eyre

How (and why) Charlotte Brontë wrote her masterpiece.

July 6, 2017

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Weekend Reading: I’ll Eat When I’m Dead

A murder wrapped up in beauty, drugs and lots of fashion.

June 29, 2017

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Weekend Reading: Daring to Drive

‘Driving while female’ isn’t a joke in Saudi Arabia. It’s a punishable offense.

June 22, 2017

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Weekend Reading: The Mighty Franks

Family ties can hold people together. They can also strangle them.

June 15, 2017

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Weekend Reading: The People We Hate at the Wedding

Why brothers and sisters probably shouldn’t be in the same family.

June 9, 2017

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Weekend Reading: Pachinko

In life as in gambling, we sometimes win simply by surviving to play another day.

June 1, 2017

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Weekend Reading: Get Well Soon

Turns out that history’s worst plagues were fascinating.

May 25, 2017

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Weekend Reading: Standard Deviation

Audra is irrepressible. Her husband is not. What ensues is hilarious . . . and sometimes tender.

May 18, 2017

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