Kirkus Reviews: Digital Edition

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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

January 15, 2016: Volume LXXXIV, No 2

Featuring 374 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction, and children's & teen; also in this issue: Maria Konnikova wasn't born yesterday. So what did she do when she found herself identifying with the victim of a con game? Wrote a book about it, of course: The Confidence Game: Why We Fall For It...Every Time; and more

January 01, 2016: Volume LXXXIV, No 1

Featuring 361 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: Elizabeth Strout's short, stark novel, 'My Name is Lucy Barton', is fiction with the condensed power of poetry. It promises to win her an even larger readership; and more

December 15, 2015: Volume LXXXIII, No 24

The best 100 indie books of the year, plus our full December 15 issue; and more

December 01, 2015: Volume LXXXIII, No 23

The best 100 nonfiction & best 50 teen books of the year plus our full December 1 issue; and more