The Most Important Books Coming Out This Week:
My Brother’s Book is the final book from Maurice Sendak, the author ofWhere the Wild Things Are, who died last year. My Brother’s Book is a dreamy, gorgeous ode to his brother that draws on the illustrations of William Blake and on Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale.
Incarnadine is the long-awaited second poetry collection from Mary Szybist, whose remarkable 2003 collection Granted was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award.
How to Choose a Husband: And Make Peace With Marriage is a provocative — and deeply insidious — call for women to “return to femininity” from Suzanne Venker, the author of the infamous essay “The War on Men.”
This post originally appeared on NPR.org on Monday, February 4, 2012.