• FICTION

    A BRAVE MAN SEVEN STOREYS TALL

    JULY 8, 2014

FICTION

A BRAVE MAN SEVEN STOREYS TALL

by Will Chancellor

Some readers may stumble over the Latin, argot and allusions, but these are minor challenges in Chancellor’s polymorphous... Full review >

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    US CONDUCTORS

    JUNE 10, 2014

FICTION

US CONDUCTORS

by Sean Michaels

Both the voice and the stories it tells transcend the dusty contrivances of much historical fiction, resulting in a novel... Full review >

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    NIGHT HERON

    MAY 27, 2014

THRILLER & SUSPENSE

NIGHT HERON

by Adam Brookes

One of the best and most compulsively readable spy-fiction debuts in years. Full review >

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    RUBY

    APRIL 29, 2014

FICTION

RUBY

by Cynthia Bond

A very strong first novel that blends tough realism with the appealing strangeness of a fever dream. Full review >

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    FRIENDSHIP

    JULY 1, 2014

FICTION

FRIENDSHIP

by Emily Gould

Perfect summer reading for people who’d rather stay in the city than go to the beach. Full review >

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    THE LAST MAGAZINE

    JUNE 17, 2014

FICTION

THE LAST MAGAZINE

by Michael Hastings

A ribald comedy about doing time in the trenches and the bitter choices that integrity demands. Full review >

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    FOURTH OF JULY CREEK

    JUNE 3, 2014

FICTION

FOURTH OF JULY CREEK

by Smith Henderson

Of a piece with Peter Heller’s The Dog Stars and Cormac McCarthy’s The Road in imagining a rural West that’s seen better... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE WORD EXCHANGE

    APRIL 8, 2014

THRILLER & SUSPENSE

THE WORD EXCHANGE

by Alena Graedon

A wildly ambitious, darkly intellectual and inventive thriller about the intersection of language, technology and meaning. Full review >

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