'Bright Young People' by D.J. Taylor Richard Rayner, Rayner is the author of many books, including "The Associates," "The Devil's Wind: A Novel" and "The Cloud Sketcher: A Novel." He writes Paperback Writers, a monthly column appearing at www.latimes.com/books.
'Lima Nights' by Marie Arana Donna Seaman, Seaman is an associate editor for Booklist and a book reporter for Chicago Public Radio (www.chicagopublicradio.org); her author interviews are collected in "Writers on the Air" and at www.openbooksradio.org.
In Gaza, the real enemy is Iran Yossi Klein Halevi and Michael B. Oren, Yossi Klein Halevi is a senior fellow at the Adelson Institute for Strategic Studies of the Shalem Center in Jerusalem. Michael B. Oren is a distinguished fellow at the Shalem Center and a professor at the foreign service school of Georgetown University.