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Book Author Rating

A Father's Law

Richard Wright three-stars

A Person of Interest

Susan Choi four-stars

Beautiful Children

Charles Bock three-stars

Bill Mauldin

Todd DePastino three-and-half-stars


Pope Brock four-stars

Chasing the Flame

Samantha Power three-and-half-stars

Dangerous Laughter

Steven Millhauser four-stars

Detective Story

Imre Kertesz three-and-half-stars


Jeff Garigliano three-and-half-stars

Freedom for the Thought We Hate

Anthony Lewis four-stars

His Illegal Self

Peter Carey three-and-half-stars

How the Dead Dream

Lydia Millet three-and-half-stars

Human Smoke: The Beginnings of World War II, the End of Civilization

Nicholson Baker two-and-half-stars

Hunter's Run

George R. R. Martin four-stars


Donald Ray Pollock four-stars

L.A. Outlaws

T. Jefferson Parker four-stars

Lush Life

Richard Price four-stars


Iain M. Banks four-stars


Hillary Jordan three-and-half-stars

My Revolutions

Hari Kunzru three-and-half-stars

Now You See Him

Eli Gottlieb four-stars

Physics of the Impossible

Michio Kaku four-stars

Pictures at a Revolution

Mark Harris four-stars

Riding Toward Everywhere

William T. Vollmann two-and-half-stars

Rock On

Dan Kennedy four-stars

Slip of the Knife

Denise Mina four-stars

Song Yet Sung

James McBride three-and-half-stars


Zachary Lazar four-stars

The Age of Shiva

Manil Suri three-and-half-stars

The Appeal

John Grisham three-and-half-stars

The Blue Star

Tony Earley four-stars

The Chameleon's Shadow

Minette Walters three-and-half-stars

The Commoner

John Burnham Schwartz four-stars

The Flowers

Dagoberto Gilb four-stars

The Fortune Cookie Chronicles: Adventures in the World of Chinese Food

Jennifer 8. Lee four-stars

The Good Rat

Jimmy Breslin four-stars

The Invention of Everything Else

Samantha Hunt four-stars

The Last Flight of the Scarlet Macaw

Bruce Barcott four-stars

The Learners

Chip Kidd three-and-half-stars

The Man Who Made Lists: Love, Death, Madness, and the Creation of "Roget's Thesaurus"

Joshua Kendall three-and-half-stars

The Monsters of Templeton

Lauren Groff four-stars

The Painter of Battles

Arturo PĂ©rez-Reverte two-and-half-stars

The Principles of Uncertainty

Maira Kalman four-stars

The Reserve

Russell Banks two-and-half-stars

The Silver Swan

Benjamin Black three-and-half-stars

The Soul Thief

Charles Baxter three-and-half-stars

The Thing About Life Is That One Day You'll Be Dead

David Shields three-stars

This Republic of Suffering

Drew Gilpin Faust four-and-half-stars