• FICTION

    ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE

    MAY 6, 2014

FICTION

ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE

by Anthony Doerr

Doerr captures the sights and sounds of wartime and focuses, refreshingly, on the innate goodness of his major characters. Full review >

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    LITTLE FAILURE

    JAN. 7, 2014

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

LITTLE FAILURE

by Gary Shteyngart

Though fans of the author’s fiction will find illumination, a memoir this compelling and entertaining—one that frequently... Full review >

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    THE SIXTH EXTINCTION

    FEB. 11, 2014

NONFICTION

THE SIXTH EXTINCTION

by Elizabeth Kolbert

A highly significant eye-opener rich in facts and enjoyment. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE RISE & FALL OF GREAT POWERS

    MAY 27, 2014

FICTION

THE RISE & FALL OF GREAT POWERS

by Tom Rachman

Brilliantly structured, beautifully written and profoundly sad. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    BOY, SNOW, BIRD

    MARCH 6, 2014

FICTION

BOY, SNOW, BIRD

by Helen Oyeyemi

Dense with fully realized characters, startling images, original observations and revelatory truths, this masterpiece... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    LAND OF LOVE AND DROWNING

    JULY 10, 2014

FICTION

LAND OF LOVE AND DROWNING

by Tiphanie Yanique

Bubbling with talent and ambition, this novel is a head-spinning Caribbean cocktail. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    THE OTHER SIDE

    JULY 15, 2014

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

THE OTHER SIDE

by Lacy M. Johnson

Ferociously beautiful and courageous, Johnson’s intimate story sheds light on the perpetuation of violence against women. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    AMERICAN INNOVATIONS

    MAY 6, 2014

FICTION

AMERICAN INNOVATIONS

by Rivka Galchen

Galchen’s stories feel remarkably believable, despite their suggestion of alternate worlds and lives. This is a collection... Full review >

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