The man with no plot: how I watched Lee Child write a Jack Reacher novel by Andy Martin

British novelist Andy Martin spent much of the past year with author Lee Child as he wrote the 20th novel in his Jack Reacher series. Here he describes Child’s bold (and very, very “seat of the pants”) approach to writing. Andy Martin, University of Cambridge This article and the accompanying photos are reprinted by permission from […]

Book in a Minute: David’s World

David’s World: A Picture Book about Living with Autism by Dagmar H. Mueller My rating: 5 of 5 stars A moving depiction of life with someone on the autistic spectrum. This picture book follows the narrator as he explains his quirky and often infuriating brother David, who is autistic. The story does a beautiful job […]