danDan’s recommendations:

What Matters in Jane Austen? Twenty Crucial Puzzles Solved, by John Mullan, from Bloomsbury Press, ISBN# 9781620400425, $18.00.

The New Annotated H. P. Lovecraft, edited by Leslie S. Klinger, from Liveright, ISBN# 9780871404534, $39.95.

What the Dinosaurs Did Last Night, by Refe and Susan Tuma, from Little Brown, ISBN# 9780316294591, $20.00.

The Night Before Christmas, by Nikolai Gogol, from Penguin Books, ISBN# 9780143122487, $16.00.  (In fact, Dan recommends the whole new series of Penguin Christmas Classics.)