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Above the Waterfall by Ron Rash 0

Above the Waterfall by Ron Rash

★★★★☆ Ron Rash’s newest novel utilizes the dual nature of the best of Southern literature. Above the Waterfall is told through the voices of two protagonists, one reflecting Southern noir; the other the voice...

The Art of Memoir by Mary Karr 0

The Art of Memoir by Mary Karr

★★★☆☆ It was inevitable that Mary Karr write The Art of Memoir. Inevitable because Karr is the author of such acclaimed memoirs as The Liar’s Club and Lit, and also because the title recalls...

The Blue Guitar by John Banville 0

The Blue Guitar by John Banville

★★★★★ John Banville is an astonishing wordsmith and delivers with The Blue Guitar a rhapsodic novel from the upper echelons of contemporary literature. His sentences are for savoring: ambrosiac chains of clauses so good...

The Heart Goes Last by Margaret Atwood 0

Best New Books to Read: September 2015 Releases

Purity by Jonathan Franzen Millennial malaise, digital over saturation, masculinity and contemporary feminism are on the menu in Jonathan Franzen’s new sweeping epic starring a mid-twenties college graduate named Pip “Purity” Tyler. (FSG, September...