Book Author Rating

A Separate War

Joe Haldeman four-stars

A Spot of Bother

Mark Haddon three-and-half-stars

After This

Alice McDermott three-and-half-stars

All Aunt Hagar’s Children

Edward P. Jones four-and-half-stars

Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman

Haruki Murakami four-stars

Breach of Faith

Jed Horne three-and-half-stars

Brief Encounters with Che Guevara

Ben Fountain four-stars


Dennis Lehane four-stars

Death of a Writer

Michael Collins four-stars

End in Tears

Ruth Rendell three-stars

Fear of the Dark

Walter Mosley four-stars


Thomas E. Ricks four-stars


Ward Just four-stars

Gallatin Canyon

Thomas McGuane three-and-half-stars

Ghost Hunters

Deborah Blum three-and-half-stars

Half of a Yellow Sun

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie four-and-half-stars

Happiness Sold Separately

Lolly Winston four-stars

I Feel Bad About My Neck

Nora Ephron three-stars

I’m Proud of You

Tim Madigan four-stars

James Tiptree, Jr.

Julie Phillips four-stars

Moral Disorder

Margaret Atwood four-stars

Paint It Black

Janet Fitch three-and-half-stars

Pound for Pound

F. X. Toole three-and-half-stars

Pushing Ice

Alastair Reynolds four-stars

Reading Like a Writer

Francine Prose four-stars

Rise and Shine

Anna Quindlen three-and-half-stars

Special Topics in Calamity Physics

Marisha Pessl three-and-half-stars

The Brambles

Eliza Minot three-and-half-stars

The Dead Hour

Denise Mina four-stars

The Discomfort Zone

Jonathan Franzen three-stars

The Emperor’s Children

Claire Messud four-stars

The Female Brain

Louann Brizendine three-stars

The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters

Gordon Dahlquist two-and-half-stars

The Great Deluge

Douglas Brinkley three-and-half-stars

The Inhabited World

David Long three-and-half-stars

The Keep

Jennifer Egan three-and-half-stars

The Law of Dreams

Peter Behrens three-and-half-stars

The Long Tail

Chris Anderson three-and-half-stars

The Looming Tower

Lawrence Wright four-stars

The Lost

Daniel Mendelsohn four-stars

The Messenger

Daniel Silva four-stars

The Mission Song

John le Carré three-stars

The Night Gardener

George Pelecanos four-stars

The Prisoner of Guantánamo

Dan Fesperman three-stars

The Reluctant Mr. Darwin

David Quammen three-and-half-stars

The Road

Cormac McCarthy four-and-half-stars

The Ruins

Scott Smith four-stars

The Things That Matter

Edward Mendelson three-and-half-stars

Thirteen Moons

Charles Frazier three-stars

Three Days to Never

Tim Powers four-stars

Throne of Jade

Naomi Novik four-stars

When Madeline Was Young

Jane Hamilton three-and-half-stars