Tagged: ali smith

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Winter by Ali Smith

★★★★☆ The second volume of her seasonal tetralogy, Ali Smith’s Winter is a hazy Christmastime tale about a family reuniting over the winter holiday. Like Autumn before it, Winter uses a relatively simple plot to...

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Best Books of 2017

This week, we’ve had each of our critics post a summary on the Run Spot Run blog of the three best books they read this year. It’s always an interesting exercise for a group...

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Best Books of 2017: Jeff’s Picks

Ali Smith’s Autumn is a tremendously good and timely novel and one that should have knocked George Saunders’s incredible (but let’s face it, pretty weird) Lincoln in the Bardo from the Man Booker Prize’s...

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Autumn by Ali Smith

★★★★★ The first part of a seasonal tetralogy, Ali Smith’s Autumn is a stunning meditation on memory and modernity, reconciling loss in our contemporary age of excess. This a perfect novel for the post-Trump,...

March 2017 Books to Read and Review 0

March 2017: Books to Read and Review

My books-to-read stack took a particularly beautiful turn this month, with gorgeously designed novels by Paul La Farge, Ali Smith and Kanishk Tharoor. As an H.P. Lovecraft fan, I’m really looking forward to La...