Books by Scott Turow
NPR stories about Scott Turow
In Identical, Scott Turow opens a cold case involving a set of twins and a murder long thought solved. Whatever the premise may lead you to believe, though, this novel is neither funny nor especially thrilling. Reviewer Rosecrans Baldwin explains that the book is at its best in the courtroom, but elsewhere, it plods.
Summer reading is clearly on the horizon, with a new novel from Scott Turow, P.D. James musing on the mystery genre, John Vaillant on the Siberian tiger, S.C. Gwynne on the Comanche Nation and time to catch up on Bob Woodward's look at Obama's Wars.
Americans are undergoing an awakening when it comes to fava beans, with their buttery texture and slightly bitter, lovely nutty flavor. And after a long, dark winter, what could be more spring-like than their fresh green color?
Most people are familiar with latkes, the potato pancakes that are the Hanukkah staple among American Jews. Bonny Wolf explores a wide world of other Jewish dishes that celebrate a tiny vial of oil that burned for eight days.
We've asked fiction writers from all genres for the essence of noveling: how they write, how they overcome writer's block and their best written sentence. Today's Author: legal thriller Scott Turow
However you feed your soul, this season's crop of cookbooks, crafted by big-name chefs, food personalities, and just plain good cooks, is sure to please those on your holiday list who take pleasure in preparing good things to eat.