'Travels with Casey' by Benoit Denizet-Lewis

It’s a strange thing. We never really know what our pets are feeling, and yet we’re so often convinced they either love us or hate us. Consider Benoit Denizet-Lewis, author and owner of a nine-year-old Labrador-Golden Retriever mix. “Casey’s really good at looking miserable,” Denizet-Lewis complains to his psychoanalyst. He hopes his upcoming cross-country road… read more

'The Soundtrack of My Life' by Clive Davis

Clive Davis made headlines when his doorstop of a biography, The Soundtrack of My Life (Simon and Schuster), recently filled bookstore shelves. The pop impresario revealed that he’s bisexual. He arrived at this great “relief,” as he calls it, during the heady days of Studio 54…. read more

'In One Person' by John Irving

Since I first discovered John Irving while I was in college, with his breakout novel, The World According to Garp, I’ve thought of him as a man’s man and a writer who details the lives of men with exquisite precision. Irving’s latest novel, In One Person (Simon & Schuster)–one of his best and one of… read more