Read about these books in the Sunday February 21 print edition of The News & Observer.
- The Road Taken: The History and Future of Infrastructure by Henry Petroski
- Shylock Is My Name by Howard Jacobson
- Who We Be: A Cultural History of Race in Post-Civil Rights America by Jeff Chang
- Frog by Mo Yan.
- Girl in a Band by Kim Gordon
- Where All Light Tends to Go by David Joy
- Heirs to Forgotten Kingdoms: Journeys Into the Disappearing Religions of the Middle East by Gerard Russell
- Odysseus Abroad by Amit Chaudhuri
- When Books Went to War: The Stories That Helped Us Win World War II by Molly Guptill Manning
And, in Triangle Reads, meet the Triangle Science Book Club.