Book Author Rating


Mark Kurlansky three-and-half-stars

A Question of Blood

Ian Rankin three-and-half-stars

American Dynasty

Kevin Phillips three-stars

American Mafia

Thomas Reppetto three-and-half-stars

American Sucker

David Denby two-and-half-stars

Apprentice to the Flower Poet Z.

Debra Weinstein three-and-half-stars

Are You There Alone?

Suzanne O'Malley three-and-half-stars

Ask Me Anything

Francesca Delbanco three-and-half-stars


Ken Auletta three-stars

Down and Dirty Pictures

Peter Biskind three-stars

Empress Orchid

Anchee Min three-and-half-stars

Girls in Trouble

Caroline Leavitt three-stars

Hard Revolution

George Pelecanos four-stars

Harriet Tubman

Catherine Clinton four-stars

Holy Fools

Joanne Harris four-stars


Deirdre Bair three-stars

Lost in Space

Greg Klerkx three-stars

Loving Che

Ana Menendez two-and-half-stars

Maggie Darling

James Howard Kunstler two-and-half-stars

Mind Wide Open

Steven Johnson

Mr. Paradise

Elmore Leonard four-stars

Name All the Animals

Alison Smith four-stars

Natalie Wood

Gavin Lambert four-stars


Joseph Finder three-stars

Project X

Jim Shepard four-stars

Something Rising (Light and Swift)

Haven Kimmel three-and-half-stars

Swimming to Antarctica

Lynne Cox four-stars

The Amateur Marriage

Anne Tyler three-and-half-stars

The Anatomy of Hope

Jerome Groopman three-and-half-stars

The Best Awful

Carrie Fisher three-and-half-stars

The Birth of Venus

Sarah Dunant three-stars

The Confessions of Max Tivoli

Andrew Sean Greer four-stars

The Fabric of the Cosmos

Brian Greene four-stars

The Genome War

James Shreeve four-stars

The Grandmothers

Doris Lessing three-stars

The Great Influenza

John M. Barry four-stars

The Havana Room

Colin Harrison three-and-half-stars

The Knight

Gene Wolfe four-stars

The Land That Never Was

David Sinclair three-and-half-stars

The Last Juror

John Grisham three-stars

The Man in My Basement

Walter Mosley three-stars

The Marriage of the Sea

Jane Alison three-and-half-stars

The Midnight Disease

Alice Weaver Flaherty four-stars

The Stranger at the Palazzo d'Oro and Other Stories

Paul Theroux three-stars

The Swallows of Kabul

Yasmina Khadra three-and-half-stars

The Working Poor

David K. Shipler three-and-half-stars

To the Mountaintop

Stewart Burns three-and-half-stars

Washington's Crossing

David Hackett Fischer four-stars

White Devils

Paul McAuley four-stars