Solzhenitsyn’s century

By D. M. Thomas, Alexander Solzhenitsyn: A Century in His Life. (St. Martin's, 583 pp.)

Amazing Grace, by Kathleen Norris

By Kathleen Norris, Amazing Grace: A Vocabulary of Faith. (Riverhead Books, 384 pp.)

Thrones, Dominations, by Dorothy L. Sayers & Jill Paton Walsh

Dorothy Sayers began Thrones, Dominations in 1936, but soon left it behind to concentrate on other projects, including a translation of Dante’s Inferno.

Good use of doctrine

By Ellen T. Charry, By the Renewing of Your Minds: The Pastoral Function of Christian Doctrine. (Oxford University Press, 264 pp.)

May God Have Mercy, by John C. Tucker

By John C. Tucker, May God Have Mercy: A True Story of Crime and Punishment. (Norton, 358 pp.)