THE BONE PARADE By Mark Nykanen (Hyperion Press, $24)
Former investigative journalist and Edgar award-winner Nykanen (Hush) is back with the taut thriller of a sculptor who creates eerily lifelike portrayals of physical and emotional pain — if his admirers only knew how real.

COOKING AT HOME WITH THE CULINARY INSTITUTE OF AMERICA (John Wiley & Sons, $40)
In this comprehensive how-to tome, a slew of professional chefs share the CIA’s secrets, breaking things down to basics for home cooks and covering everything from stocking a pantry to the full spectrum of cooking techniques.

THE WINEMAKER'S DAUGHTER By Timothy Egan (Knopf, $25)
Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times correspondent Egan debuts in fiction with a tale of tradition and treachery set in the Pacific Northwest and in the Barolo vineyards of Italy.