... Carlin Romano looks into A mirror of Eastern Europe.
... Stuart Kaminsky ponders Bombers, boppers in 1918 Boston.
... Paul Davis on Trying the back doors of the justice system.
... Jessica Schneider on Floyd Skloot's latest memoir: A writer strives to piece together his 'Book of Self'.
... Scotia MacRae on Getting to know real 'King and I' governess.
... Nick Owcher on How Anne Rice gravitated back to light of religion. (This is a much more informative review than Christopher Buckley's shallow effort for the NYTB.)