Sunday Evening Book Reviews

AP book reviewers team up to rate a quartet of mysteries and thrillers. (Chicago Sun-Times)

David Evans finds Anthony Summers’ Official and Confidential: The Secret Life of J Edgar Hoover “more exciting, and more damning” than the recent Clint Eastwood Film. (The Independent)

Mary Midgley ponders The Science Delusion, by Rupert Sheldrake. (The Guardian)

Jeanette Winterson suggests Frederick Turner’s Renegade: Henry Miller and the Making of “Tropic of Cancer” amounts to “a new round of mythmaking.” (NYTimes)

Lynell George recognizes the “pitch and cadence” of Gil Scott-Heron’s “unmistakable burnished baritone” in The Last Holiday : A Memoir. (LATimes)

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