Books

“Walking Sideways” Judith S. Weis Cornell University Press, $29.95

“Steinbeck in Vietnam” Edited by Thomas E. Barden University of Virginia Press, $29.95
A Plimpton, Hurrying     Sarah Plimpton is a poet and a painter, so it’s not surprising that her debut novel would be impressionistic. “Hurry Along,” from Pleasure Boat Studio, has been called “a luscious non-...

  “Kurt Vonnegut: Letters” Edited by Dan Wakefield Delacorte, $35
    In the race for the best title of a collection of poems, the Street Press boys are neck and neck. Graham Everett, the founding editor of the press and of its accompanying magazine, has come out with a new one, “An...

“American Rhapsody” Carole Stone CavanKerry Press, $16

“The Cause” Eric Alterman and Kevin Mattson Viking, $32.95
One Eye on the Voting Booth

 “Back to Blood” Tom Wolfe Little, Brown, $30