Goliath Gladwell’s mixed messages about struggle and success
‘David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants’
By Malcolm Gladwell. Little, Brown; 307 pgs., $29.
‘Haunted Castles: The Complete Gothic Stories’
By Ray Russell. Penguin Classics; 272 pgs., $22.
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.
Sunday’s afternoon reading/signing at Carmichael’s is certain to be more than some of the author’s most recently printed pages coming to you in the author’s voice with occas
‘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.
Psychology and Sherlock Holmes come to Idea Festival
‘Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes’
By Maria Konnikova. Viking; 288 pgs., $26.95.
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.
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.