Dorianne Laux 9 p.m., Aug. 27
Good grief, is it Thursday already? Those tomato-water Bloody Marys - Unbloody Marys? - have a way of blurring the days. Wait, what do you mean it's Thursday of next week? Omigosh - I forgot to link to last week's reviews! Okay, deep breath: last week, Reader critic David Elliott sought out A Little Help, got freaky with Tabloid, and found himself chilled by Snow Flower and the Secret Fan. Over in the capsules: Beats, Rhymes & Life and If A Tree Falls.