Michael Cunningham: "Specimen Days" (Farrar Straus & Giroux)
A Pulitzer Prize-winning author presents his new novel. It is set in New York City in three very different eras: the Industrial Revolution, the present, and a futuristic era populated by cyborgs - but has a unifying element: the poetry of Walt Whitman.
novelist. His previous books include "The Hours" and "A Home at the End of the World."