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    ST. MARKS IS DEAD

    NOV. 2, 2015

HISTORY

ST. MARKS IS DEAD

by Ada Calhoun

Rather than a nostalgic lament, this revelatory book celebrates an indelible cultural imprint. Full review >

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    THE MARE

    NOV. 3, 2015

FICTION

THE MARE

by Mary Gaitskill

Gaitskill explores the complexities of love (mares, meres…) to bring us a novel that gallops along like a bracing bareback... Full review >

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    I BLAME DENNIS HOPPER

    NOV. 3, 2015

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

I BLAME DENNIS HOPPER

by Illeana Douglas

The author’s warm portraits and disarming honesty infuse the memoir with an endearing sweetness and charm. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE UNPROFESSIONALS

    NOV. 17, 2015

FICTION

THE UNPROFESSIONALS

edited by Lorin Stein

The collection may give a sense of contemporary U.S. writing, but the marked unevenness is surprising given the magazine’s... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    SAM PHILLIPS

    NOV. 10, 2015

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

SAM PHILLIPS

by Peter Guralnick

A wonderful story that brings us deep into that moment when America made race music its own and gave rise to the rock sound... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    S.P.Q.R.

    NOV. 9, 2015

HISTORY

S.P.Q.R.

by Mary Beard

Beard’s enthusiasm for her subject is infectious and is well-reflected in her clever, thoroughly enjoyable style of writing.... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    YOUNG ORSON

    NOV. 17, 2015

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

YOUNG ORSON

by Patrick McGilligan

McGilligan works overtime trying to justify such a massive book about only a part of Welles’ life, but it’s also buoyed by a... Full review >

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