Kirkus Reviews: Digital Edition

Kirkus Reviews magazine is published on the 1st and 15th of each month in both digital and print formats. For a list of books in each issue view the print index. Not a subscriber? Join today.


September 15, 2016: Volume LXXXIV, No 18

Featuring 256 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: Anuk Arudpragasam's buzzworthy debut novel is an incisive glimpse into the human urge to connect amid the brutality of war; and more

September 01, 2016: Volume LXXXIV, No 17

Featuring 350 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: when children’s writer Jason Reynolds visits schools, “there’s always one or two kids who say, ‘I didn’t think you were gonna look like this. I didn’t think a writer could look like you.’ ”; and more

August 15, 2016: Volume LXXXIV, No 16

Featuring 379 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: moving, funny, and grave, Zadie Smith's November novel 'Swing Time' is one of the anticipated books reviewed in our 2016 Fall Preview; and more

August 01, 2016: Volume LXXXIV, No 15

Featuring 429 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: Stuart Nadler's novel 'The Inseparables', about three generations of women, is his funniest yet. "Humor, for me, is the most beautiful kind of intelligence," he says; and more

July 15, 2016: Volume LXXXIV, No 14

Featuring 463 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: Nicole Dennis-Benn comes from a culture of secrecy. In her debut novel, 'Here Comes the Sun', she learns how to let the secrets go; and more

July 01, 2016: Volume LXXXIV, No 13

Featuring 473 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: Dan Zak's scrupulously reported and exquisitely paced 'Almighty' uses three unlikely characters to tell an intensely unsettling story about living with our nuclear arsenal; and more

June 15, 2016: Volume LXXXIV, No 12

Featuring 352 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: Pulitzer winner Susan Faludi was estranged from her domineering father for 25 years, until he asked her to write about his desire late in life to transition from male to female; and more

June 01, 2016: Volume LXXXIV, No 11

Featuring 344 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: Emma Cline's ambitious novel 'The Girls' kicks off our list of this year's best summer reading titles; and more