Best Fiction of 2006

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'View From Castle Rock': New Stories From Alice Munro

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Nell Freudenberger: 'The Dissident'

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'After This,' the Latest from Alice McDermott

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'The Emperor's Children,' a Winning Novel from Messud

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Spillane's Mark on Detective Fiction

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The Life of Henry Ward Beecher

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Two Novels: Nemirovsky, Weber

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