Kirkus Reviews: Digital Edition

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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

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