>THE WOMAN BEFORE WALLIS
by Andrew Rose
Prince Edward abdicated the British throne for American divorcée Wallis Simpson, but he loved a French murderess first. Who knew?
DAD IS FAT
by Jim Gaffigan
Gaffigan’s hilarious collection of parenting essays takes its title from the first sentence one of his kids ever uttered. Oh no, he’s not bitter.
THE THIRD COAST
by Thomas Dyja
Think New York and L.A. are America’s premier cultural capitals? This engrossing history of Chicago may change your mind.