Book Author Rating

A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers

Xiaolu Guo four-stars

A Free Life

Ha Jin three-and-half-stars

Arsenals of Folly

Richard Rhodes four-stars


Robert Charles Wilson four-stars

Blonde Faith

Walter Mosley four-stars

Bridge of Sighs

Richard Russo three-and-half-stars

Caspian Rain

Gina B. Nahai three-and-half-stars

Cheating at Canasta

William Trevor four-and-half-stars

Dexter in the Dark

Jeff Lindsay three-and-half-stars

Down River

John Hart three-and-half-stars

Exit Ghost

Philip Roth three-stars

Fire in the Blood

Irène Némirovsky four-stars

Foreskin's Lament

Shalom Auslander three-and-half-stars

Gentlemen of the Road

Michael Chabon three-and-half-stars


Chelsea Cain three-and-half-stars

Hog Pilots, Blue Water

Robert D. Kaplan three-and-half-stars

Hotel de Dream

Edmund White three-and-half-stars


Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. four-stars

Like You'd Understand, Anyway

Jim Shepard four-stars


Oliver Sacks three-and-half-stars

Nova Swing

M. John Harrison three-and-half-stars

One Drop

Bliss Broyard three-and-half-stars

One for Sorrow

Christopher Barzak four-stars

Other Colors

Orhan Pamuk three-and-half-stars

Schulz and Peanuts

David Michaelis four-stars

The Abstinence Teacher

Tom Perrotta three-stars

The Air We Breathe

Andrea Barrett three-stars

The Almost Moon

Alice Sebold two-stars

The Art of Political Murder

Francisco Goldman four-stars

The Bad Girl

Mario Vargas Llosa four-stars

The Braindead Megaphone

George Saunders three-and-half-stars

The Day of Battle

Rick Atkinson four-stars

The Elephanta Suite

Paul Theroux four-stars

The Florist's Daughter

Patricia Hampl four-stars

The Gathering

Anne Enright four-stars

The Kingdom of Bones

Stephen Gallagher three-and-half-stars

The Pirate's Daughter

Margaret Cezair-Thompson three-and-half-stars

The Quiet Girl

Peter Hoeg four-stars

The Rest Is Noise

Alex Ross four-stars

The Slave Ship

Marcus Rediker four-and-half-stars

The Stuff of Thought

Steven Pinker three-and-half-stars

The Theory of Clouds

Stephane Audeguy four-stars

The Uncommon Reader

Alan Bennett four-stars

The Used World

Haven Kimmel four-stars

The Year of Living Biblically

A. J. Jacobs three-and-half-stars

Time and Materials

Robert Hass three-and-half-stars


Valerie Martin four-stars

Two Lives

Janet Malcolm three-and-half-stars

Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History

Laurel Thatcher Ulrich three-and-half-stars

World Without End

Ken Follett three-and-half-stars