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Updated Oct 7, 2015 at 9:08 AM

Some people struggle to talk about suicide and mental illness.Not Mariel Hemingway.Her grandfather, the famed writer Ernest Hemingway, took his own life — as did six other relatives, including her actress sister, Margaux Hemingway — and many others in her family have also battled mental-health problems.

Posted Oct 3, 2015 at 5:15 AM

If you enjoyed learning about the family histories of Tim McGraw or Ashley Judd on TLC’s “Who Do You Think You Are?” you can thank Kathleen Brandt. Her Kansas City company, a3Genealogy, did the research. It’s...

Updated Sep 22, 2015 at 8:05 AM

“My Southern Journey: True Stories from the Heart of the South,” by Rick Bragg. Oxmoor House, September 2015. 256 pages. $27.95.

Updated Sep 15, 2015 at 11:40 AM

“Girl in the Woods” A memoir by Aspen Matis. William Morrow, New York, 2015. 372 pages. $24.99.

Updated Sep 1, 2015 at 11:34 AM

“Undocumented: A Dominican Boy’s Odyssey from a Homeless Shelter to the Ivy League,” by Dan-el Padilla Peralta. Penguin Press, New York, 2015. 312 pages. $27.95.

Updated Sep 1, 2015 at 11:23 AM

“A Pattern of Lies” by Charles Todd sells for $25.99 and is published by William Morrow.

Updated Aug 26, 2015 at 11:24 AM

“Devil’s Bridge,” by Linda Fairstein. Dutton, 2015, New York. 384 pages. $28.

Updated Aug 3, 2015 at 11:09 AM

Animals have always been central to author Sara Gruen, an expatriate Canadian who now lives in western North Carolina.

Updated Aug 3, 2015 at 10:47 AM

Devouring your next favorite comic book or graphic novel used to mean settling in on your (pick age-appropriate furniture) rocking chair/bed/recliner with a (pick age-appropriate beverage) glass of milk/soda/cocktail and turning crinkly paper pages...

Updated Jul 30, 2015 at 10:24 AM

Despite recent criticisms of “Go Set a Watchman,” I eagerly anticipated the second installment of what had been rumored as Harper Lee’s “lost” novel.

Updated Jul 28, 2015 at 11:16 AM

“The Fixer,” by Joseph Finder. Dutton, New York, 2015. 416 pages. $27.95.

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