• FICTION

    ONLY THE ANIMALS

    SEPT. 15, 2015

FICTION

ONLY THE ANIMALS

by Ceridwen Dovey

As unsettling as they are beautiful, these quietly wise stories wedge themselves into your mind—and stay there. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    HONEY FROM THE LION

    SEPT. 8, 2015

FICTION

HONEY FROM THE LION

by Matthew Neill Null

The writing is exact and assured, the story complex and rewarding. Fans of John Sayles’ film Matewan will find this a... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    WILBERFORCE

    SEPT. 15, 2015

FICTION

WILBERFORCE

by H.S. Cross

Cross has made a solid start for continued exploration of this strange yet for many readers familiar world, one that might... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    THE CRIME AND THE SILENCE

    SEPT. 15, 2015

HISTORY

THE CRIME AND THE SILENCE

by Anna Bikont translated by Alissa Valles

Bikont’s fearless research—she even confronted the brothers known to have led the Jedwabne murders—makes this a fantastic... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THIS ANGEL ON MY CHEST

    OCT. 5, 2015

FICTION

THIS ANGEL ON MY CHEST

by Leslie Pietrzyk

Like Magic Rocks in a fishbowl, these stories turn the stones of grief into something bright, crystalline, mesmerizing. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    AFTER THE PARADE

    SEPT. 22, 2015

FICTION

AFTER THE PARADE

by Lori Ostlund

An example of realism in its most potent iteration: not a neatly arranged plot orchestrated by an authorial god but an... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    WRITING ACROSS THE LANDSCAPE

    SEPT. 7, 2015

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

WRITING ACROSS THE LANDSCAPE

by Lawrence Ferlinghetti ; edited by Giada Diano Matthew Gleeson

The artistic intensity of life suffuses this epic memoir spanning the “interior monologues” of a gifted American artist. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE PRIZE

    SEPT. 15, 2015

FICTION

THE PRIZE

by Jill Bialosky

Like Edward feels upon discovering a transcendent piece of art, this book finds that little opening at the edge of your soul... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    THE OYSTER WAR

    AUG. 11, 2015

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