Reviews Archive

Listed alphabetically by author, the books reviewed on this site.

A

An Unnecessary Woman,  Rabih Alameddine

My Thoughts Exactly, Lily Allen

Riot Days,  Maria Alyokhina

The Girl in the Tower, Katherine Ardern

B

They Were Counted, Miklos Banffy

The Noise of Time, Julian Barnes

Spill Simmer Falter Wither, Sara Baume

Crete: The Battle and the Resistance, Anthony Beevor

The Little Girl on the Ice Floe, Adelaide Bon

C

The Weight of a Piano, Chris Cander

The Water Dancer, Ta-Nehisi Coates

Larchfield, Polly Clark

The Binding,  Bridge Collins

Ash Before Oak, Jeremy Cooper

D

The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson

E

Ducks, Newburyport,  Lucy Ellman

Girl Woman Other, Bernardine Evaristo

F

The Narrow Road to the Deep North,  Richard Flanagan

G

Ghost Trees: Nature and People in a London Parish, Bob Gilbert

No Time to Spare: Thinking About What Matters,  Ursula K. Le Guin

H

1000 Ships, Natalie Haynes

In Extremis, The Life of War Correspondent Marie Colvin, Lindsey Hilsum

Stone, Bread, Salt: Poems,  Norbert Hirschorn

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine, Gail Honeyman

I

Buddhism Day by Day,  Daisaku Ikeda

The Remains of the Day, Kazuo, Ishiguro

An Artist of the Floating World, Kazuo, Ishiguro

The Buried Giant, Kazuo Ishiguro

J

K

Unsheltered, Barbara Kingsolver

Grove, Esther Kinsky

Sal, Mick Kitson

L

The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone, Olivia Laing

Pachinko, Min Jin Lee

The Topeka School,  Ben Lerner

Three Men on the Edge, Michael Loveday

Lost Children Archive, Valeria Luiselli

M

Vesper Flights, Helen Macdonald

Diary of a Young Naturalist,  Dara McAnulty

Hope Abandoned Nadezdha Mandelstam

Ring of Bright Water  Gavin Maxwell

Bird Cottage  Eva Meijer

Subjunctive Moods, Catherine Menon

N

The Stray Cats of Homs,  Eva Nour

O

Becoming, Michelle Obama

The Tiger’s Wife,  Tea Obreht

Weather,  Jenny Offill

Where the Crawdads Sing  Delia Owens

P

My Name is Red, Orhan Pamuk

The Dutch House, Ann Patchett

The Penguin Book of the Prose Poem

Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men, Caroline Criado Perez

Becoming C. S. Lewis,  Harry Lee Poe

Figuring  Maria Popova

Daemon Voices, Philip Pullman

La Belle Sauvage, Philip Pullman

A Woman of No Importance, Sonia Purnell

Q

R

In the Light of What we Know,  Zia Haider Rahman

Josef Anton, Salman Rushdie

S

Journal of a Solitude,  May Sarton

10 Minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World, Elif Shafak

Heida: A Shepherd at the Edge of the World, Steinunn Sigurdardóttir

Recollections of My Non-Existence,  Rebecca Solnit

Permanent Record,  Edward Snowden

T

We are Not Ourselves, Matthew Thomas

A Gentleman in Moscow,  Amor Towles

U

V

The Letters of Vincent Van Gogh, Penguin Classics 1997

On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous, Ocean Vuong

W

The Underground Railroad,  Colson Whitehead

X

No Enemies, No Hatred (Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech, 2010)  Liu Xiaobo

Y

Z

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