... John Freeman looks at Natasha Tretheway's Pulitzer-winning Native Guard: Poems give voice to the forgotten.
... and Michael Peich chats with Tretheway: Erecting monuments: To troops, her mother.
... Maxine Clarke has a theory about James Grippando's latest: Soap opera shocks plus thriller chills.
... Katherine Bailley encounters Margaret Drabble's The Sea Lady: Drabble, with Orator: Second childhood of distinguished lives.
... Rathe Miller checks out Anthony Holden's latest poker adventures: The sequel to hitting the poker-book jackpot.
... Katie Haegele is impressed with some short fiction for young adults: Young Adult Reader | Genre's best writers pen a fine collection of young adult tales.
... there's also a bit of Harry Potter news: For 'Potter' finale, midnight hoopla.
During the past week, Ed Pettit had high praise for a new Tolkien: More about Middle-Earth before Frodo.