SAN DIEGO — "Sons of Anarchy" is revving up for its final season but the outlaw motorcycle club will live on in books.
“Bad English: A History of Linguistic Aggravation” by Ammon Shea (Perigee, 229 pages, $24)
“Act of War” by Brad Thor (Atria, 368 pages, $27.99)
“Music I Once Could Dance To: Poems” by Roy J. Beckemeyer (Coal City Review Press, 98 pages, $10)
Author Trina Beasley is tired of watching talent leave Wichita. She knows that some of the most creative African-Americans have left her home city for artistic pursuits elsewhere. She sees the need for an outlet to showcase their abilities.
Thomas Berger, the witty and eclectic novelist who reimagined the American West in the historical yarn "Little Big Man" and mastered genres ranging from detective stories to domestic farce, has died at age 89.
“The Embrace of Unreason: France, 1914-1940” by Brown, Frederick (Alfred A. Knopf, 345 pages, $28.95)
“Mission at Nuremberg: An American Army Chaplain and the Trial of the Nazis” by Tim Townsend (William Morrow, 312 pages, $28.99)
“The Jedi Doth Return” by Ian Doescher (Quirk, 165 pages, $14.95)
“I Am Having So Much Fun Here Without You” by Courtney Maum (Touchstone, 336 pages, $25.99)
“The Sun Also Rises: The Hemingway Library Edition” by Ernest Hemingway (Scribner, 320 pages, $26)
“The Zhivago Affair: The CIA, and the Battle Over a Forbidden Book” by Peter Finn and Petra Couvee (Pantheon, 352 pages, $26.95)
“The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History” by Elizabeth Kolbert (Henry Holt, 352 pages, $28)
“Ruin Falls” by Jenny Milchman (Ballantine, 368 pages, $26)
South Pass: Gateway to a Continent by Will Bagley (University of Oklahoma Press, 325 pages, $29.95).
“The Silkworm: A Cormoran Strike Novel” by Robert Galbraith (Mulholland Books/Little, Brown and Co., 455 pages, $28)