• FICTION

    ALICE & OLIVER

    APRIL 5, 2016

FICTION

ALICE & OLIVER

by Charles Bock

A stunning book about Alice and Oliver, yes, but also about the way illness shatters us all. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    LAB GIRL

    APRIL 5, 2016

NONFICTION

LAB GIRL

by Hope Jahren

Jahren transcends both memoir and science writing in this literary fusion of both genres. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE PORTABLE VEBLEN

    JAN. 19, 2016

FICTION

THE PORTABLE VEBLEN

by Elizabeth McKenzie

McKenzie’s idiosyncratic love story scampers along on a wonderfully zig-zaggy path, dashing and darting in delightfully... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    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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  • FICTION

    THE THROWBACK SPECIAL

    MARCH 14, 2016

FICTION

THE THROWBACK SPECIAL

by Chris Bachelder

Bachelder’s take on manhood is sharply observed and sympathetic and funny enough to win over even those readers who abhor... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    CONSEQUENCE

    APRIL 5, 2016

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

CONSEQUENCE

by Eric Fair

A startling debut from a haunted individual who wishes he had left Iraq earlier “with my soul intact.” Full review >

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  • FICTION

    AND AFTER MANY DAYS

    FEB. 16, 2016

FICTION

AND AFTER MANY DAYS

by Jowhor Ile

A deeply rewarding novel that heralds the birth of a major new literary talent. Full review >

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