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“The Crossing” By Michael Connelly. Little, Brown and Co., New York, 2015. 388 pages. $28“The Crossing” referenced in the title of Michael Connelly’s new Harry Bosch detective novel is not a place, it’s an act of self betrayal. In this, Connelly’s 20th Bosch novel, Bosch will cross over from murder detective to a defense investigator and he will suffer the consequences. Bosch, as always, sets the standard for the brilliant-but-conflicted detective.

Updated Nov 10, 2015 at 10:07 AM

“Best New England Crime Stories: Red Dawn.” Level Best Books, 2015. 287 pages. $15.95

Updated Oct 16, 2015 at 9:32 AM

“What You See,” By Hank Phillippi Ryan. Forge Books, October 2015. 384 pages. $24.99

Updated Oct 7, 2015 at 10:11 AM

Jamie Bianchini shared stories of hope, love, adventure and grueling strife with a packed audience at Handsome John’s speakeasy Friday night.

Updated Oct 7, 2015 at 7:08 AM

Some people struggle to talk about suicide and mental illness.Not Mariel Hemingway.

Updated Sep 30, 2015 at 10:38 AM

Two free multimedia presentations of one man’s eight year journey across the globe on a tandem bicycle will take place in Mount Shasta this weekend.

Updated Sep 22, 2015 at 6:07 AM

“My Southern Journey: True Stories from the Heart of the South,” by Rick Bragg. Oxmoor House, September 2015. 256 pages. $27.95.

Updated Sep 15, 2015 at 9:42 AM

“Girl in the Woods” A memoir by Aspen Matis. William Morrow, New York, 2015. 372 pages. $24.99.

Updated Sep 8, 2015 at 3:07 PM

“Two,” photographs by Melissa Ann Pinney. Introduction and edited by Ann Patchett. With essays by Billy Collins, Edwidge Danticat, Elizabeth Gilbert, Allan Gurganus, Jane Hamilton, Barbara Kingsolver, Elizabeth McCracken, Maile Meloy, Susan Orlean,...

Updated Sep 2, 2015 at 10:56 AM

Ancestral roots in California’s National Parks and a lifetime of experience hiking and backpacking come together in a debut guide book by Mount Shasta resident Bubba Seuss titled A Falcon Guide to Hiking California’s Mount...

Updated Sep 1, 2015 at 9:38 AM

“Undocumented: A Dominican Boy’s Odyssey from a Homeless Shelter to the Ivy League,” by Dan-el Padilla Peralta. Penguin Press, New York, 2015. 312 pages. $27.95.

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