Kirkus Reviews: Digital Edition

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November 15, 2012: Volume LXXX, No 22

Featuring 306 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's and teen; also in this issue: British novelist Howard Jacobson on being the Jewish Jane Austen; Q&A with Yael Kohen on We Killed: The Rise of Women in American Comedy; Olivier Tallec discussing Waterloo & Trafalgar; in the children's and teen section: 2012 pop-up book round-up; and more

Best Fiction & Children's Books of 2012

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Special issue: 100 best fiction & children's books; also in this issue: the top 25 fiction books of 2012; the top 25 children's books of 2012; utopias, dystopias and 'Arcadia'; a conversation with Lauren Groff; Gillian Flynn: the best-selling crime writer on 'Gone Girl', toxic marriages and film adaptations; and more

November 01, 2012: Volume LXXX, No 21

Featuring 243 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's and teen; also in this issue: Q&A with Victoria Bassetti on Electoral Dysfuction; Q&A with Marissa Moss on Lost in Paris; Jami Attenberg: Midwestern Jews, Obesity and Happy Endings; and more

October 15, 2012: Volume LXXX, No 20

Featuring 266 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's and teen; also in this issue: A Cornucopia of Surprises: a conversation with graphic artist Chris Ware; Gina Keating on the epic battle for America's eyeballs; Judith Viorst is NOT having a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day; and more

October 01, 2012: Volume LXXX, No 19

Featuring 277 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's and teen; also in this issue: wintertime picture-book roundup; Q&A with Meggan Abbott on Dare Me; former Cosmo editor and best-selling author Kate White on 'how I did it'; and more

September 15, 2012: Volume LXXX, No 18

Featuring 440 industry-first reviews in fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; Also in this issue: Christopher Hitchens faces mortality; Phiilp Nel: A look into the lives of children's literature visionaries; and more

September 01, 2012: Volume LXXX, No 17

Featuring 433 Industry-First Reviews of Fiction, Nonfiction and Children's & Teen; Molly Ringwald Exclusive Q&A: The standout '80s star talks about her new book, When It Happens to You; and more

August 15, 2012: Volume LXXX, No 16

T. Geronimo Johnson delivers a rich, passionate novel set against the backdrop of war; Historian Jon Meacham returns with an outstanding biography of Thomas Jefferson; Linda Tarrant-Reid delves into the archives to find little-known stories of African-American history and compiles them in a gorgeous volume; and more

2012 Fall Preview

Featuring reviews of the most anticipated books of Fall 2012; and more

August 01, 2012: Volume LXXX, No 15

David R. Gillham delivers a vividly cinematic novel that's impossible to put down; Jonathan Kozol returns with another cleareyed, compassionate and hopeful book; One young man-to-be receives some spectacularly unorthodox preparation for his bar mitzvah in Michael Rubens' jubilant debut for kids; and more