Reviews // 7 Articles
The Best Books of 2014: Fiction
7 Jan 2015 // 9:28 PM
From postmodern latticework narratives to Booker prize winning epics, 2014 offers numerous fictional tales worthy of adding to your bookshelf.
The Best Non-Fiction of 2011
23 Feb 2012 // 4:00 PM
Books have a long shelf-life. A loved book may outlast its original owner by a generation – or more -- if well cared for. With that in mind, we recall our best loved books of 2011 here, well into 2012. Better late than never...
'Some Luck' Is Sweeping, Bold, and Completely Engrossing
9 Oct 2014 // 9:15 PM
Few authors are able to write equally well about war strategy, communism, cover crops, and postpartum depression.
The First True Celebrity of the Arts: Jane Smiley's 'Charles Dickens: A Life'
6 Dec 2011 // 4:00 PM
Jane Smiley's Charles Dickens: A Life is a beautifully written, wonderfully surprising look at the thoroughly modern Charles Dickens.