picadorbookroom: nprbooks: In fiction… Amy Grace Loyd’s The Affairs Of Others follows a young widow and landlord whose preference for solitude is challenged when one of her tenants goes missing and an unexpected subletter moves in. And in nonfiction… Very Recent History by Choire Sicha tells the story of a group of friends weathering the Great Recession in New York City. In On The Noodle Road, food writer and cooking school proprietor Jen Lin-Liu searches for the origins of the noodle. Jeff Guinn’s Manson: The Life and Times of Charles Manson, details the complicated life of one of America’s most infamous cult leaders. Click here for a chance to win a paperback copy of Amy Grace Loyd’s The Affairs of Others!