Kirkus Reviews: Digital Edition

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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

May 15, 2016: Volume LXXXIV, No 10

Featuring 321 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: 'The Assistants' is Camille Perri's debut novel, a raucous revenge fantasy of what happens when the overeducated, underpaid assistants of a media corporation rise up and stick it to the Man; and more

May 01, 2016: Volume LXXXIV, No 9

Featuring 286 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: Orange Is the New Black actress Diane Guerrero delivers a moving portrait of the collateral damage caused by America's immigration policy in her debut memoir; and more

April 15, 2016: Volume LXXXIV, No 8

Debut novelist Sylvain Neuvel’s <i>Sleeping Giants</i> is a sci-fi thriller of the highest order. Though the novel may not be made of celluloid, its DNA has an undeniable foothold in the cinematic.

April 01, 2016: Volume LXXXIV, No 7

Molly Prentiss’ sweeping debut novel, <i>Tuesday Nights in 1980</i>, follows three intertwining lives through the swirling energy of New York’s rapidly shifting art world at the dawn of the 1980s.

March 15, 2016: Volume LXXXIV, No 6

Featuring 330 Industry-First Reviews of Fiction, Nonfiction and Children's & Teen; also in this issue: Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney’s debut, <i>The Nest</i>, one of this year’s most anticipated novels, is about four adult siblings and a shared inheritance. What could possibly go wrong?; and more

March 01, 2016: Volume LXXXIV, No 5

Featuring 343 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: is it possible to confront America's thorny racial issues in a charming, engaging way? Debut novelist Kaitlyn Greenidge thinks so; and more