Books We Like There are books, and then there are "Books We Like." Each week in Books We Like, our critics review their top picks for new fiction and nonfiction.

'Death And The Penguin' Captures Post-Soviet Reality

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'Pride And Prejudice' Meets 'Clue' At 'Pemberley'

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A Quaint, Compelling 'Pilgrim' Tale In The New World

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A Critic To Remember: Pauline Kael At The 'Movies'

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