This reference book of purely descriptive terms is like a thesaurus, only better; and for extra inspiration, ''The Describer's Dictionary'' comes packed with real literary examples
With the coming debut of ''Bosch,'' the Amazon series based on his most famous character, now is the perfect time to revisit all of Michael Connelly's novels
Seth Casteel's fabulous 2012 photo book, ''Underwater Dogs,'' captured the exact moment that pets plunged into the pool, wide-eyed and happy; now he's repeated the experiment with predictably adorable results in ''Underwater Puppies''
As summer winds down, a new crop of cheap(er) reads is hitting shelves, most in time for Labor Day; you can also download them, since their digital prices have dropped too
With tubes of gouache and fine-point brushes, Brooklyn artist Fred Tomaselli transforms the front pages of ''The New York Times'' into vivid art and scathing social commentary
''Let's get one thing out of the way: Hillary Rodham Clinton is running for president in 2016. Despite her waffling ''I haven't decided yet'' this is a campaign memoir if I've ever seen one.''
Her 1969 memoir, ''I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,'' is a classic of contemporary literature (and a staple of high school English classes), but these less heralded works are also worth searching out