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November 2016: Books to Read and Review 0

November 2016: Books to Read and Review

This month’s book stack is somewhat indicative of a post-Fall-frontlist blues — aside from Zadie Smith’s Swing Time and Michael Chabon’s Moonglow, there’s not a whole lot of showstopping major works on the (immediate) horizon. I kind of...

October 2016: Books to Read and Review 0

October 2016: Books to Read and Review

This month I took a turn through the 2016 Man Booker Prize shortlist, with reviews on Run Spot Run of Graeme Macrae Burnet’s fantastic His Bloody Project and David Szalay’s All That Man Is. The prize...

September 2016: Books to Read and Review 0

September 2016: Books to Read and Review

Mid-September marks the start of a packed fall season of major book releases. Many great writers like Ian McEwan, Jonathan Lethem, Zadie Smith, and Michael Chabon have books coming out this autumn; those of...

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July 2016: Books to Read and Review

A few exciting new additions as my stack of books to read and review has evolved this summer. From the top: The Vegetarian by Han Kang (Hogarth) A Whole Life by Robert Seethaler (Farrar,...

20160615 Books to Read 0

June 2016: Books to Read and Review

My stack has changed substantially since last month, with four new books joining Jenni Fagan’s still-unread The Sunlight Pilgrims. Here’s the current breakdown, as of mid-June: The Sunlight Pilgrims by Jenni Fagan (Hogarth) Borders by Roy Jacobsen...