Mo' Meta Blues: The World According to Questlove
By Ahmir (Questlove) Thomspon and Ben Greeman (Grand Central, $17)
Drummer/bandleader of The Roots and The Tonight Show ruminates on musical and life influences, detailing some deep album cuts in the process.
By John J. Geohegan (Crown, $18)
Geohegan's book explores Japan's planned follow-up to Pearl Harbor -- a secret submarine program unknown at the time to U.S. forces.
A Table by the Window
By Hillary Manton Lodge (Waterbrook, $18)
A food writer uncovers family secrets as she debates entering the restauraunt business with her brother versus pursuing a budding romance.