• FICTION

    AN OFFICER AND A SPY

    JAN. 28, 2014

THRILLER & SUSPENSE

AN OFFICER AND A SPY

by Robert Harris

Espionage, counterespionage, a scandalous trial, a coverup and a man who tries to do right make this a complex and alluring... Full review >

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    THE INVENTION OF WINGS

    JAN. 7, 2014

FICTION

THE INVENTION OF WINGS

by Sue Monk Kidd

Kidd’s portrait of white slave-owning Southerners is all the more harrowing for showing them as morally complicated, while... Full review >

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    LOVE & WAR

    JAN. 7, 2014

  • FICTION

    ON SUCH A FULL SEA

    JAN. 7, 2014

FICTION

ON SUCH A FULL SEA

by Chang-rae Lee

Welcome and surprising proof that there’s plenty of life in end-of-the-world storytelling. Full review >

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    MY AGE OF ANXIETY

    JAN. 1, 2014

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

MY AGE OF ANXIETY

by Scott Stossel

Powerful, eye-opening and funny. Pitch-perfect in his storytelling, Stossel reminds us that, in many important ways, to be... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    I'LL TAKE YOU THERE

    JAN. 21, 2014

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

I'LL TAKE YOU THERE

by Greg Kot

Through it all, the ebullience of Mavis Staples and her music shine through. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    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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  • FICTION

    RADIANCE OF TOMORROW

    JAN. 7, 2014

FICTION

RADIANCE OF TOMORROW

by Ishmael Beah

UNICEF Ambassador Beah writes lyrically and passionately about ugly realities as well as about the beauty and dignity of... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    KIDS THESE DAYS

    JAN. 14, 2014

FICTION

KIDS THESE DAYS

by Drew Perry

A funny, frenzied tale of a terrified man plummeting helplessly into his own adulthood. Full review >

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