'Advice from the Lights' by Stephen Burt

On the one hand, Advice from the Lights is deft, bubbly, poised, polished, consistently witty, affecting an air of light verse. On the other, it is a document of barely constrained, messy emotion. … read more

'Like a Dog' by Tara Jepsen

Like A Dog is a humorous portrait of Paloma, an aimless 30-something who loves to skate and drink, but who also has incredible moments of insight… read more

'Logical Family' by Armistead Maupin

The personal stories in Armistead Maupin’s new memoir, especially those about growing up in a racist, segregated South, could not have come out at a more relevant time… read more