The sky isn't falling. At least not for books as we know them. We're just in the middle of a hurricane. This insightful, if reactionary, article is from reporters Kevin Nance and Mike Thomas at the Chicago Sun Times.
The Devil in the White City. Erik Larson. Vintage Books (a division of Random House). 432 pages.
Nothing To Fall Back On. Betsy Carter. Hyperion. 289 pages.
Reviews to follow.
The Lovely Bones. Alice Sebold. Little, Brown and Company. 0/328 pages.