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By Stacey Madden

The title of Stacey Madden’s debut novel refers to a term used in the extermination trade to describe how a pest learns to avoid poisons it has already encountered. In the human context the phrase…

October 19, 2012 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels

By James Laxer

This summer is the 200th anniversary of the start of the War of 1812, and publishers are marking the occasion with a wave of commemorative titles. James Laxer’s popular history stands out from the pack…

August 15, 2012 | Filed under: History