BookFilter: The Comma Queen, The King Of Classical Music & More Great New Books

April 7, 2015 3:19 PM

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Memoirs and biographies dominate this week's new releases in books. Here are some of the best from every category. To find more great picks in every category (like a bio of Yankees great Billy Martin in sports and the first cookbook from Austin's legendary Franklin Barbecue), along with ALL the releases in every genre, head to BookFilter. You'll find dozens of favorites out this week, you can go back week by week if you want to discover more books ready to read and you can go forward week by week if you want to take a peek at what's coming out in the days and months to come.

Is it a memoir? Is it a (gentle) primer on punctuation and grammar? Is it funny? Yes, yes and yes. Mary Norris is the "Comma Queen" who worked her way up the ladder at The New Yorker, the last bastion of clear and correct writing. Her delightfully shaggy new book does many things well. It offers a g...

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