The Death of Santini

By Pat Conroy Nan A. Talese / Doubleday: $28.95 I became a fan of Pat Conroy when I saw the movie, Conrack, starring Jon…


What’s For Christmas

Books for Everyone on Your List As soon as I place my Pilgrim salt and pepper shakers on the top shelf of my kitchen…


Someone: A Novel

By Alice McDermott Farrar, Straus and Giroux: $25 This novel is a masterpiece about ordinary people, told in a simple, yet extraordinary way by…