December 8, 2009 Critic Jonathan Hunt's picks include love stories between historical figures; fantasy and supernatural fiction that doesn't concern vampires or werewolves; and time traveling mysteries.
December 8, 2009 Francis Hardinge's fantasy novel concerns class, race, and a potentially devastating conspiracy involving the inhabitants of Gullstruck Island.
June 11, 2006 It's a summer tradition at Weekend Edition Sunday: each week, we learn what notable readers are pulling off the shelves. Elizabeth Bird, senior librarian at The New York Public Library's Donnell Library Center, focuses on books for young people.
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