A conversation with bourbon expert Fred Minnick, whose new book details women’s role in Kentucky’s signature spirit
Fred Minnick, clad in a blazer and signature ascot, holds up the glass of bourbon and peers through it.
‘The Good Lord Bird’
By James McBride. Riverhead Books; 417 pgs., $27.95.
Once again, Neil Gaiman strikes a chord
‘The Ocean at the End of the Lane’
By Neil Gaiman. William Morrow; 192 pgs., $25.99.
It’s not every day that an octogenarian rock star comes to town, but this week’s visit from Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn is big news in certain circles.
Psychology and Sherlock Holmes come to Idea Festival
‘Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes’
By Maria Konnikova. Viking; 288 pgs., $26.95.
Private investigator Kinsey Millhone represents that most reliable of brands to the mystery reader.
By R. Barker Price. E.T. Hutchings Co.; 307 pgs., $11.95.
Mo’ Meta Blues: The World According to Questlove
‘Mo’ Meta Blues: The World According to Questlove’
Jon Swinney dives into the comic-book world
Jon Swinney always had dreams of working in the comic-book industry, and it seems he is rapidly making that dream come true.
‘The Black Russian’
By Vladimir Alexandrov. Atlantic Monthly Press; 304 pgs., $25.