• FICTION

    TRAIL OF ECHOES

    MAY 31, 2016

FICTION

TRAIL OF ECHOES

by Rachel Howzell Hall

The third and best of a finely wrought series (Skies of Ash, 2015, etc.) that gives voice to a rare figure in crime fiction:... Full review >

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    WHILE THE CITY SLEPT

    FEB. 2, 2016

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by Eli Sanders

An exceptional story of compelling interest in a time of school shootings, ethnic and class strife, and other unbound... Full review >

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    THE LONG SHADOW OF SMALL GHOSTS

    APRIL 5, 2016

NONFICTION

THE LONG SHADOW OF SMALL GHOSTS

by Laura Tillman

A Helter Skelter for our time, though without a hint of sensationalism—unsettling in the extreme but written with confidence... Full review >

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    THE SPORT OF KINGS

    MAY 3, 2016

FICTION

THE SPORT OF KINGS

by C.E. Morgan

Vaultingly ambitious, thrillingly well-written, charged with moral fervor and rueful compassion. How will this dazzling... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    LADIVINE

    APRIL 30, 2016

FICTION

LADIVINE

by Marie NDiaye ; translated by Jordan Stump

Come for the promise of a big reveal; stay for the beauty of small moments. Full review >

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    IMAGINE ME GONE

    MAY 3, 2016

FICTION

IMAGINE ME GONE

by Adam Haslett

As vivid and moving as the novel is, it’s not because Haslett strives to surprise but because he’s so mindful and expressive... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    SWEET LAMB OF HEAVEN

    MAY 3, 2016

FICTION

SWEET LAMB OF HEAVEN

by Lydia Millet

A top-notch tale of domestic paranoia that owes a debt to spooky psychological page-turners like Rosemary’s Baby yet is... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE ADVENTURIST

    APRIL 5, 2016

  • FICTION

    A LIFE APART

    MARCH 14, 2016

FICTION

A LIFE APART

by Neel Mukherjee

Consistently confounding expectations, Mukherjee’s story of the gathering descent of a solitary soul is both poignant and... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    HYSTOPIA

    APRIL 19, 2016

FICTION

HYSTOPIA

by David Means

Means' first novel is a compelling portrait of an imagined counterhistory that feels entirely real. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    MODERN LOVERS

    MAY 31, 2016

FICTION

MODERN LOVERS

by Emma Straub

Straub’s characters are a quirky and interesting bunch, well aware of their own good fortune, and it’s a pleasure spending... Full review >

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