• FICTION

    IN THE DISTANCE

    OCT. 3, 2017

FICTION

IN THE DISTANCE

by Hernan Diaz

Not for the faint of heart, perhaps, but an ambitious and thoroughly realized work of revisionist historical fiction. Full review >

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    UNCOMMON TYPE

    OCT. 17, 2017

FICTION

UNCOMMON TYPE

by Tom Hanks

While these stories have the all-American sweetness, humor, and heart we associate with his screen roles, Hanks writes like... Full review >

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    THE WORLD GOES ON

    NOV. 15, 2017

FICTION

THE WORLD GOES ON

by László Krasznahorkai ; translated by John Batki with Ottilie Mulzet and Georges Szirtes

Complex and difficult, as are all of Krasznahorkai’s works, but worth sticking with. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    PROVENANCE

    SEPT. 26, 2017

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PROVENANCE

by Ann Leckie

More intriguing cultures to explore, more characters to care about, more Leckie to love. Full review >

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    SOLAR BONES

    SEPT. 19, 2017

FICTION

SOLAR BONES

by Mike McCormack

This transcendent novel should expand McCormack's following on this side of the Atlantic and further establish him as a... Full review >

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    THE WORLD OF TOMORROW

    SEPT. 5, 2017

FICTION

THE WORLD OF TOMORROW

by Brendan Mathews

It’s not Doctorow’s Ragtime, but there’s a similar feel in this impressive, wide-ranging debut. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    AUTONOMOUS

    SEPT. 19, 2017

SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY

AUTONOMOUS

by Annalee Newitz

A strong and cerebral start if perhaps a little too open-ended. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    UNCERTAIN GLORY

    OCT. 10, 2017

FICTION

UNCERTAIN GLORY

by Joan Sales ; translated by Peter Bush

Philosophical and earthy, tragic and funny, honest, raw, superb: Sales makes Hemingway seem thin, even anemic, in... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    A KIND OF FREEDOM

    AUG. 8, 2017

  • FICTION

    MY ABSOLUTE DARLING

    AUG. 29, 2017

FICTION

MY ABSOLUTE DARLING

by Gabriel Tallent

A powerful, well-turned story about abuse, its consequences, and what it takes to survive it. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE RESURRECTION OF JOAN ASHBY

    AUG. 29, 2017

FICTION

THE RESURRECTION OF JOAN ASHBY

by Cherise Wolas

From the start, one wonders how Wolas is possibly going to pay off the idea that her heroine is such a genius. Verdict: few... Full review >

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