You've seen "Gimme Shelter," but have you heard of Meredith Hunter? A new book re-examines one of the epochal events of the 1960s.
African-American historian Nell Painter's inspiring and captivating memoir tells of her going to art school at age 64 after a brilliant academic career.
The author of this lacerating debut novel about war and heroin won't be going on book tour; he's got two more years to serve in prison.
Rachel Kushner's new novel set in a women's prison brims with morally tainted characters who are also victims of repressive and dehumanizing incarceration.