Judy Garland’s story is told — her way

| |Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014

A North Texas author allows the actress-singer to have the last word on her career through archival material.

What’s new in bookstores

Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014

Of note: Florence Gordon’s dysfunctional family, the search for a magic book and the mysterious death of Gen. Patton.

New & notable: ‘Skink — No Surrender’

Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014

Carl Hiaasen’s iconic ecoconscious hermit helps a teenager find his kidnapped cousin.

Readers enjoy Texan Deborah Crombie’s trips across the pond

| |Thursday, Sep. 18, 2014

The mystery writer’s 15th book in a series was chosen for Keller’s One Book, One City this year.

A.J. Langguth delves into life ‘After Lincoln’

| |Sunday, Sep. 14, 2014

In his last work, the historian examines the aftermath of the Civil War and the constitutional crisis known as Reconstruction.

New & Notable: ‘The Means’

Sunday, Sep. 14, 2014

Douglas Brunt leaves Wall Street for Washington in his new political thriller.

Guide to fall books

| |Tuesday, Sep. 09, 2014

Taking stock of the hot literary releases of fall, including works by Hilary Mantel, Ken Follett, Stephen King and Amy Poehler

What’s new in bookstores

Sunday, Sep. 07, 2014

Of note: a new mind-bender from David Mitchell and bios about Jon Stewart and Dwight Eisenhower.

New & notable: ‘Perfidia’

Sunday, Sep. 07, 2014

James Ellroy returns to Los Angeles with the first volume of the ‘Second L.A. Quartet.’

Sophie Hannah channels Agatha Christie

| |Sunday, Sep. 07, 2014

‘The Monogram Murders’ gives fans a new Hercule Poirot puzzle to ponder.