• FICTION

    A GOD IN RUINS

    MAY 5, 2015

FICTION

A GOD IN RUINS

by Kate Atkinson

But do we really have just one life, as Ursula insists? It’s a point worth pondering. A grown-up, elegant fairy tale, at... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    H IS FOR HAWK

    MARCH 3, 2015

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

H IS FOR HAWK

by Helen Macdonald

Whether you call this a personal story or nature writing, it’s poignant, thoughtful and moving—and likely to become a... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE SYMPATHIZER

    APRIL 7, 2015

FICTION

THE SYMPATHIZER

by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Both chilling and funny, and a worthy addition to the library of first-rate novels about the Vietnam War. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    SPINSTER

    APRIL 21, 2015

NONFICTION

SPINSTER

by Kate Bolick

A sexy, eloquent, well-written and -researched study/memoir. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    THE FOLDED CLOCK

    APRIL 7, 2015

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

THE FOLDED CLOCK

by Heidi Julavits

An inventive, beautifully crafted memoir, wise and insightful. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE SELLOUT

    MARCH 3, 2015

FICTION

THE SELLOUT

by Paul Beatty

Another daring, razor-sharp novel from a writer with talent to burn. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    A LITTLE LIFE

    MARCH 10, 2015

FICTION

A LITTLE LIFE

by Hanya Yanagihara

The phrase “tour de force” could have been invented for this audacious novel. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    DAYS OF RAGE

    APRIL 7, 2015

HISTORY

DAYS OF RAGE

by Bryan Burrough

A superb chronicle, long—but no longer than needed—and detailed, that sheds light on how the war on terror is being waged... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE BOOK OF ARON

    MAY 12, 2015

FICTION

THE BOOK OF ARON

by Jim Shepard

Ordinary people reveal dimensions that are extraordinarily cruel or kind. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    MY STRUGGLE

    APRIL 28, 2015

FICTION

MY STRUGGLE

by Karl Ove Knausgaard ; translated by Don Bartlett

An entertaining portrait of the artist as a young lout. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    ORIENT

    MAY 5, 2015

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