A spellbinding book that introduces readers to the eccentric mathematician Paul Erdós.
Luca Turin's examination of scent takes a plunge into science and the perfume industry.
Robert Hellenga takes a narrator from a previous book and gets her to tell his Italo-Texan story.
Berendt doesn't always get to the bottom of Venice, but his exploration is vivid, and sometimes charmed.
Jonathan Lethem uses Tourette's Disease, Zen and shysters to craft an inimitable literary thriller.