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A Reliable Wife

Robert Goolrick four-stars

A Tolerable Anarchy: Rebels, Reactionaries, and the Making of American Freedom

Jedediah Purdy four-stars

About Face: A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery

Donna Leon four-stars


Jean Hanff Korelitz four-stars

All Other Nights

Dara Horn three-and-half-stars


Colm Tóibín four-stars

Closing Time: A Memoir

Joe Queenan three-and-half-stars


Dave Cullen four-stars

Cyberabad Days

Ian McDonald four-stars

Dark Places

Gillian Flynn three-and-half-stars

Don't Cry: Stories

Mary Gaitskill four-stars


Gerald Kolpan three-and-half-stars

Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned: Stories

Wells Tower four-stars

Gabriel Garcia Marquez: A Life

Gerald Martin three-and-half-stars

How It Ended: New and Collected Stories

Jay McInerney three-and-half-stars

Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi

Geoff Dyer four-stars

Joker One: A Marine Platoon's Story of Courage, Leadership, and Brotherhood

Donovan Campbell three-and-half-stars

Losing Mum and Pup: A Memoir

Christopher Buckley three-and-half-stars


John Wray four-stars

Nobody Move

Denis Johnson four-stars

Plain, Honest Men: The Making of the American Constitution

Richard Beeman three-and-half-stars

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: The Classic Regency Romance - Now with Ultraviolent Zombie Mayhem!

Seth Grahamme-Smith four-stars

Rapt: Attention and the Focused Life

Winifred Gallagher three-stars

Sag Harbor

Colson Whitehead four-stars

Stone's Fall

Iain Pears four-stars


Glen David Gold three-stars

Tall Man: The Death of Doomadgee

Chloe Hooper four-stars

The Adamantine Palace

Stephen Deas two-and-half-stars

The Birthday Present

Barbara Vine three-and-half-stars

The Black Cat: A Richard Jury Mystery

Martha Grimes three-and-half-stars

The Color of Lightning

Paulette Jiles four-stars

The Cradle

Patrick Somerville four-stars

The Family Man

Elinor Lipman four-stars

The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt

T.J. Stiles four-stars

The Last Dickens

Matthew Pearl three-stars

The Little Stranger

Sarah Waters four-stars

The Long Fall: The First Leonid McGill Mystery

Walter Mosley three-and-half-stars

The Manual of Detection

Jedediah Berry four-stars

The Missing

Tim Gautreaux four-stars

The Scarecrow

Michael Connelly four-stars

The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet

Reif Larsen three-stars

The Song is You

Arthur Phillips three-and-half-stars

The Stalin Epigram

Robert Littell four-stars

The Third Reich at War

Richard J. Evans four-and-half-stars

The Way Home

George Pelecanos three-and-half-stars

The Winter Vault

Anne Michaels three-and-half-stars

Triangular Road

Paule Marshall four-stars