Maclean's books: Your weekend reading awaits

This week's reviews: The dynasty that gave us Paris Hilton, a new look at Thomas Malthus, and Emma Donoghue’s latest novel


The Hiltons: The True Story of an American Dynasty, by J. Randy Taraborrelli. Reviewed by Christopher Loudon.

Kitty Genovese: The Murder, the Bystanders, the Crime that Changed America, by Kevin Cook. Reviewed by Colby Cosh.

Malthus: The Life and Legacies of an Untimely Prophet, by Robert J. Mayhew. Reviewed by Brian Bethune.

Frog Music, by Emma Donoghue. Reviewed by Anne Kingston.

Pedestrianism:  When Watching People Walk was America’s Favorite Spectator Sport, by Matthew Algeo. Reviewed by Brian Bethune.