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Book Reviews

'Tigerman' Will Get Its Claws Into You

Nick Harkaway's new novel mixes up a heady brew of comics, longing, tea, murder, post-colonial guilt and mystical tigers. Reviewer Jason Sheehan says it's "not just good, it's shake-a-granny good."

If you want to move beyond just numbers for your sequel titles, critic Bob Mondello says there are a few informal rules you need to follow.

Movies

How To Name Your Sequel II: Not Just Roman Numerals Anymore

In the middle of a summer of sequels — from The Expendables 3 to 22 Jump Street — it seemed the right moment to have Bob Mondello look at the art of (Son of, Bride of) sequel titling (Part Deux).

When weighing the risk of heart disease, how the numbers are presented to patients can make all the difference.

Shots - Health News

For Better Treatment, Doctors And Patients Share The Decisions

Doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital are working on ways to help patients better understand their chances of suffering heart attacks and surgical complications.

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