Salon.com senior book critic Laura Miller’s spring book recommendations, with links to her reviews:
Started Early, Took My Dog, by Kate Atkinson
Pym by Mat Johnson
The Last Ring Bearer by Kirill Yeskov
A Covert Affair: Paul and Julia Child in the OSS by Jennet Conant
The Fear: Robert Mugabe and the Martyrdom of Zimbabwe by Peter Godwin
And if you want to read more about the lawsuit surrounding Katherine Stockett’s The Help, read Laura’s article about the scandal (or possible scandal).