Picks and Pans Review: Great Reads New in Paperback
updated 12/06/2010 AT 01:00 AM EST
•originally published 12/06/2010 AT 01:00 AM EST
by Patti Smith
Smith's memoir about her youth with BFF Robert Mapplethorpe just won a National Book Award.
TOO MUCH HAPPINESS
by Alice Munro
Another batch of astute, transporting short stories from the undisputed queen of the form.
HALF BROKE HORSES
by Jeannette Walls
From The Glass Castle author, a novel about her indomitable grandma.