Netflix’s “Behind Her Eyes” is making people talk for good reasons. Here are five novels that will have you think – what did I just read?
The HBO limited series The Undoing, based on the 2014 novel You Should Have Known by Jean Hanff Korelitz, ended with a bang last Sunday night, raking in the highest audience in HBO’s history since Big Little Lies. For those of you who haven’t been following the six-episode miniseries, The Undoing is a classic whodunit murder mystery, following a family whose father figure is accused of brutally bludgeoning a woman with a sculpting hammer (and for those of you who are unaware, a sculpting hammer is quite a large instrument). However, the difference between The Undoing and every other murder mystery – from Sherlock Holmes to Scooby Doo – is this: …
Stephen King’s new novel, Later, tells the story of Jamie Conklin, the son of a financially struggling mother who posses an ability that, according to King himself, lets him “see what no one else can see and learn what no one else can learn.” When an NYPD detective involves Jamie with the pursuit of a killer who has threatened to strike from beyond the grave, he learns just how dangerous his gift truly is.
Three years ago, 200 valuable books were stolen from a warehouse in London and among these were first editions of Galileo Galilei, Isaac Newton, and Francisco Goya. Last Wednesday, however, they were found beneath a house in Romania. Read to learn more!