Nov 23rd 2009 By Nicholas Nadel
Required reading from the week in books and comics
's rip-roaring swashbuckler "Pirate Latitudes
" was discovered among the late author's files after his 2008 death. Is Crichton
on his way to becoming the literary world's Tupac
Also in stores this week:
-- Dean Koontz's mountaineering mystery "Breathless
" should pass the time during Thanksgiving weekend flight delays. And as luck would have it, it's likely available at the airport bookstore.
-- The graphic novel "Luna Park
," from DC
/Vertigo, is a sprawling mob tale set in Brooklyn's Coney Island
-- "Criminal" creators Ed Brubaker and Sean Philips tackle supervillains with the pulpy noir series "Incognito
." It has mad scientists and zeppelin battles. What else do you need?