• FICTION

    13 WAYS OF LOOKING AT A FAT GIRL

    FEB. 23, 2016

FICTION

13 WAYS OF LOOKING AT A FAT GIRL

by Mona Awad

Beautifully constructed; a devastating novel but also a deeply empathetic one. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    THE FIREBRAND AND THE FIRST LADY

    FEB. 2, 2016

NONFICTION

THE FIREBRAND AND THE FIRST LADY

by Patricia Bell-Scott

A fresh look at Eleanor Roosevelt and a fascinating exploration of a cherished, mutually beneficial friendship. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    I'M GLAD ABOUT YOU

    FEB. 23, 2016

FICTION

I'M GLAD ABOUT YOU

by Theresa Rebeck

The snappy dialogue and plot you’d expect from a veteran dramatist plus the rich exploration of character that novels are... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    INTERIOR DARKNESS

    FEB. 16, 2016

FICTION

INTERIOR DARKNESS

by Peter Straub

Dark, brooding fiction from a master of the form. And take our word for it: don’t go up to the attic, even if it is just a... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    MY FATHER, THE PORNOGRAPHER

    FEB. 9, 2016

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

MY FATHER, THE PORNOGRAPHER

by Chris Offutt

Though his relationship with his father was distant, melancholic, and precarious, Offutt quite movingly weaves his personal... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    WHY WE CAME TO THE CITY

    FEB. 16, 2016

FICTION

WHY WE CAME TO THE CITY

by Kristopher Jansma

This story is sad and sometimes overly sentimental, but Jansma’s narrative shines when he moves away from the collective... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    A FRIEND OF MR. LINCOLN

    FEB. 2, 2016

FICTION

A FRIEND OF MR. LINCOLN

by Stephen Harrigan

A narrative that presents keen insights into Lincoln’s complex personality. Full review >

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