The Book Report
The black community affected by Texas’ first serial killer is filtered through a white lens in 'The Midnight Assassin.'
One of Texas' best crime writers tackles a 100-year-old murder mystery in a book with urgent implications for modern policing, race and power....Read More
Salvadoran journalist Óscar Martínez’s harrowing new book is a plea for comprehension of the terror that drives people from Central America to the U.S....Read More
The ordinary particulars of being a person figure into LaSalle's new collection of essays, which bucks the obnoxious disembodied quality that sometimes afflicts travel writing.
The ordinary particulars of being a person — aging, taxes, bills, sunburn and thirst — all figure into the essays, ensuring that they buck the obnoxious dis...Read More
Former Navy medic Brandon Caro's new novel provides a look into what it’s like to be a non-combatant in a conflict in which there’s no such thing.
Caro is far from self-indulgent here; the disorientation he engenders in the reader is carefully orchestrated, and he rises to a challenge O’Brien lays out in...Read More
Karen Olsson's novel is about coming to terms with the past in a family — and maybe in a country — that too often refuses to acknowledge any tense but the unreflective present.
Karen Olsson's novel is about coming to terms with the past in a family — and maybe in a country — that too often refuses to acknowledge any tense but the u...Read More