Books Reviewed

Of Mongrelitude by Julian Talamantez Brolaski

Scribbled in the Dark by Charles Simic

Simulacra by Airea D. Matthews

The Curious World of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn by Margaret Willes

Lowly by Alan Felsenthal

Cockfosters by Helen Simpson

Sisters by Lily Tuck

The Accomplished Guest by Ann Beattie

A Little Book on Form: An Exploration into the Formal Imagination of Poetry by Robert Hass

The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry

On Empson by Michael Wood

Behind the Moon by Madison Smartt Bell

That Swing by X. J. Kennedy

The Girl of the Lake by Bill Roorbach

Milosz: A Biography by Andrzej Franaszek

The Unit by Ninni Holmqvist

Falstaff: Give Me Life by Harold Bloom

Anything Is Possible by Elizabeth Strout

Isadora by Amelia Gray

Grief Cottage by Gail Godwin

Autumn by Ali Smith

Compass by Mathias Énard

Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

The Accusation: Forbidden Stories from Inside North Korea by Bandi

House of Names by Colm Tóibín

Montaigne: A Life by Philippe Desan

Ursa Major by Yves Bonnefoy

Joseph Conrad Among the Anarchists: Nineteenth Century Terrorism and The Secret Agent by David Mulry

Commotion of the Birds by John Ashbery

Float by Anne Carson

Gondwana and Other Poems by Nathaniel Tarn

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

Victory: An Island Tale, ed. by J. H. Stape and Alexandre Fachard by Joseph Conrad

We Love You, Charlie Freeman by Kaitlyn Greenidge

Robert Lowell, Setting the River on Fire: A Study of Genius, Mania, and Character by Kay Redfield Jamison

Occasions: Selected Writings, ed. by Pearl Amelia McHaney by Eudora Welty

The Dark Flood Rises by Margaret Drabble

Swing Time by Zadie Smith

My Private Property by Mary Ruefle

The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt’s New World by Andrea Wulf

Strolls with Pushkin by Andrei Sinyavsky

Jonathan Swift: Reluctant Rebel by John Stubbs

The Analyst by Molly Peacock

Questions in the Vestibule by Rachel Hadas

Resolution : A Novel of Captain Cook’s Adventures of Discovery to Australia, New Zealand and Hawaii, Through the Eyes of George Forster, the Botanist on Board His Ship by A. N. Wilson

Magdalene by Marie Howe

Flaubert by Michel Winock

Mother Land by Paul Theroux

A Poet’s Dublin by Eavan Boland

Transit by Rachel Cusk