Kirkus Reviews: Digital Edition

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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

November 15, 2015: Volume LXXXIII, No 22

The best 100 fiction & best 110 children's books of the year plus our full November 15 issue; and more

November 01, 2015: Volume LXXXIII, No 21

Featuring 230 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: before Carrie Brownstein had fans, she was one. Her new autobiography is about as far from the typical celebrity memoir as it's possible to get; and more

October 15, 2015: Volume LXXXIII, No 20

Featuring 235 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; in an abundant season of memoirs by musicians, witty rock star Elvis Costello's autobiography stands out; and more

October 01, 2015: Volume LXXXIII, No 19

Featuring 304 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children’s & teen; also in this issue: Sandra Cisneros, that supposed literary provocateur, is “just being born,” she says, at a time when most people her age are playing with their grandchildren; and more