Review: Man Ray muse Kiki de Montparnasse takes center stage

Review: Man Ray muse Kiki de Montparnasse takes center stage

This cover image published by WW Norton shows Kiki Man Ray: Art, Love, and Rivalry in 1920s Paris” by Mark Braude. (WW Norton via AP) This cover image published by WW Norton shows Kiki Man Ray: Art, Love, and Rivalry in 1920s Paris” by Mark Braude. (WW Norton via AP) “Kiki Man Ray,” by Mark … Read more

Review: Detective solves the murder of a legendary Chicago cop

Review: Detective solves the murder of a legendary Chicago cop

This cover art published by Minotaur shows “Long Gone” by Joanna Schaffhausen. (Minotaur via AP) This cover art published by Minotaur shows “Long Gone” by Joanna Schaffhausen. (Minotaur via AP) “Long Gone” by Joanna Schaffhausen (Minotaur) Four veteran Chicago police officers are known as The Fantastic Four for their long history of spectacular gang busts, … Read more

Review: ‘Proving Ground’ profiles the first female programmers

Review: ‘Proving Ground’ profiles the first female programmers

This cover image published by Grand Central Publishing shows “Proving Ground: The Untold Story of the Six Women Who Programmed the World’s First Modern Computer” by Kathy Kleiman. (Grand Central Publishing via AP) This cover image published by Grand Central Publishing shows “Proving Ground: The Untold Story of the Six Women Who Programmed the World’s … Read more

Review: An Irish hitman juggles murder with parenting

Review: An Irish hitman juggles murder with parenting

This cover image published by Brash Books shows “The Lemon Man” by Keith Bruton. (Brash Books via AP) This cover image published by Brash Books shows “The Lemon Man” by Keith Bruton. (Brash Books via AP) “The Lemon Man” by Keith Bruton (Brash Books) Patrick Callen, a hitman in Dublin, Ireland with a mild case … Read more

Review: ‘Hatchet Island’ a mystery with constructed solution

Review: ‘Hatchet Island’ a mystery with constructed solution

This cover image released by Minotaur shows “Hatchet Island” by Paul Doiron. (Minotaur via AP) This cover image released by Minotaur shows “Hatchet Island” by Paul Doiron. (Minotaur via AP) “Hatchet Island” by Paul Doiron (Minotaur) Stacey Stevens’ old classmate, who now works in a bird sanctuary off the coast of Maine, is panicking. Lobster … Read more

Review: A novel with recipes makes fun of church politics

Review: A novel with recipes makes fun of church politics

This cover image published by Penguin Press shows “Search” by Michelle Huneven. (Penguin Press via AP) This cover image published by Penguin Press shows “Search” by Michelle Huneven. (Penguin Press via AP) “Search,” by Michelle Huneven (Penguin Press) Anyone who said university politics is evil because the stakes are so low has probably never sat … Read more