Picks and Pans Review: Great Reads
by Elizabeth Berg
In this novel exploring loss and replenishment, a writer struggles to cope after her husband's death.
by Anisha Lakhani
The author, a former teacher at an elite N.Y.C. prep school, paints a darkly comic picture of her old turf.
THE GIVEN DAY
by Dennis Lehane
Two families—one black, one white—are swept up in Boston's unrest just after World War I.