• FICTION

    MY NAME IS LUCY BARTON

    JAN. 5, 2016

FICTION

MY NAME IS LUCY BARTON

by Elizabeth Strout

Fiction with the condensed power of poetry: Strout deepens her mastery with each new work, and her psychological acuity has... Full review >

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    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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    THE PAST

    JAN. 5, 2016

FICTION

THE PAST

by Tessa Hadley

Hadley is the patron saint of ordinary lives; her trademark empathy and sharp insight are out in force here. 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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    THE INVITATION-ONLY ZONE

    JAN. 12, 2016

  • TEEN

    THE MEMORY OF LIGHT

    JAN. 26, 2016

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

THE MEMORY OF LIGHT

by Francisco X. Stork

Following Schneider Award–winning Marcelo in the Real World (2009), Stork further marks himself as a major voice in teen... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE QUEEN OF THE NIGHT

    FEB. 2, 2016

FICTION

THE QUEEN OF THE NIGHT

by Alexander Chee

Richly researched, ornately plotted, this story demands, and repays, close attention. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE YID

    FEB. 2, 2016

FICTION

THE YID

by Paul Goldberg

For all its dark, discursive content, Goldberg's novel about unlikely rebels plotting Stalin's downfall is streaked with... Full review >

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