MC Reviews: Books

What should be at the top of the stack on your nightstand? Our list of favorite reads.

By Steph Opitz

October 25, 2012 9:00 AM
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These Things Happen by Richard Kramer

My so-called novel: The former TV writer for cult shows like My So-Called Life and Thirtysomething brings his eye for human nature to his debut novel. Plot notes: When Wesley, a teenage boy, moves in with his father and his father's partner, the conversation about what being a homosexual means becomes inescapable. Facts of life: The author's first short story was published in The New Yorker — while he was still an undergraduate at Yale.

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