Kirkus Reviews: Digital Edition

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September 15, 2013: Volume LXXXI, No 18

Featuring 336 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; Also in this issue: In celebration of 80 years, we remember the storied history of 'Kirkus Reviews' and the dynamic life of Virginia Kirkus; Sebastian Faulks brings back a classic; Indie best-seller Tracey Garvis Graves goes traditional; and more

September 01, 2013: Volume LXXXI, No 17

Featuring 387 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: Beloved singer Linda Ronstadt turns writer in her gracious memoir; 'The Last First Day' by Carrie Brown; 'Darling' by Richard Rodriguez; 'Romeo and Juliet' by Gareth Hinds; veteran writer Susan Wittig Albert reconsiders the makings of a classic; and more

August 15, 2013: Volume LXXXI, No 16

Featuring 318 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: Sergio de la Pava: The talented writer has made a career thriving in both indie and traditional publishing; no longer anonymous, no longer an amateur, best-seller Marisha Pessl returns with a dark, entrancing second novel; and more

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August 01, 2013: Volume LXXXI, No 15

Featuring 349 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue; Mario Alberto Zambrano: The debut writer reimagines and augments Mexican-American culture in his novel 'Loteria'; Polly Courtney: The indie writer who became a trailblazing symbol of how to do self-publishing right; and more

July 15, 2013: Volume LXXXI, No 14

Featuring 355 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: Curtis Sittenfeld: The knotty relationship between twin psychic sisters is the heart of the best-seller's new novel; 'The Infatuations' by Javier Marias; 'The Atlantis Gene' by A.G. Riddle; 'What a Mighty Hand' by Amy Ehrlich; 'Levels of Life' by Julian Barnes; and more

July 01, 2013: Volume LXXXI, No 13

Featuring 320 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: Neil Gaiman: his new novel for adults isn't a fairy tale—it harbors the weightier injustice of myth; our semiannual Board-Book Roundup; 'The Daylight Gate' by Jeanette Winterson; 'Bugs in My Hair!' by David Shannon; 'Autobiography of Mark Twain, Volume 2' by Mark Twain; 'I Know Very Well How I Got My Name' by Elliott DeLine; and more

June 15, 2013: Volume LXXXI, No 12

Featuring 339 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: Jeannette Walls: the best-seller mines her own history for her new novel and unearths striking emotional truths; 'Ten Things I've Learnt About Love' by Sarah Butler; 'Monster on the Hill' by Rob Harrell; 'Thinking in Numbers' by Daniel Tammet; Rachel Van Dyken: The author of numerous runaway hits reveals her magic formula; and more

June 01, 2013: Volume LXXXI, No 11

Featuring 287 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: Kate Christensen and the other stars of 2013's reading bounty; 'The Long, Long Line' by Tomoko Ohmura; 'The Way of the Knife' by Mark Mazzetti; 'The Truth' by Michael Palin; Amanda Hocking: How the Self-Publishing Superstar Found Success; and more