Kirkus Reviews: Digital Edition

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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

February 15, 2016: Volume LXXXIV, No 4

Featuring 335 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children’s & teen; also in this issue: in Mona Awad’s raw but funny debut, 13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl, a young woman navigates uneasy relationships with her weight; and more

February 01, 2016: Volume LXXXIV, No 3

Featuring 313 reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: Álvaro Enrigue know that his novel 'Sudden Death' is more than a little wild. It's a historical novel that invents history and a novel about tennis by an author who claims almost proudly to have never watched a tennis match; and more