Works Reviewed

Blitz by David Trueba

Evelyn Waugh: A Life Revisited by Philip Eade

The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Half-Earth: Our Planet’s Fight for Life by Edward O. Wilson

Mercury by Margot Livesey

The Honeymoon by Dinitia Smith

Sleeping on Jupiter by Anuradha Roy

Evelyn Waugh by Ann Pasternak-Slater

Wayward Heroes by Halldór Laxness

Mr. Memory & Other Poems by Phillis Levin

Deep Lane by Mark Doty

Germaine de Staël: A Political Portrait by Biancamaria Fontana

We Need Silence to Find Out What We Think: Selected Essays by Shirley Hazzard

Falling Ill: Last Poems by C. K. Williams

Odes by Sharon Olds

Falling Awake by Alice Oswald

Words Are My Matter: Writings About Life and Books, 2000-2016, with a Journal of a Writer’s Week by Ursula K. Le Guin

Soul at the White Heat: Inspiration, Obsession, and the Writing Life by Joyce Carol Oates

Olio by Tyehimba Jess

Charlotte Brontë: A Fiery Heart by Claire Harman

A General Theory of Oblivion by José Eduardo Agualusa

Substitute: Going to School With a Thousand Kids by Nicholson Baker

Observations: Poems by Marianne Moore

Emily Dickinson’s Poems: As She Preserved Them, ed. by Cristanne Miller by Emily Dickinson

Come In Alone by Anselm Berrigan

In Praise of Poetry by Olga Sedakova

ShallCross by C. D. Wright

A Whole Life by Robert Seethaler

The Penguin Book of Russian Poetry by Editors Robert Chandler, Boris Dralyuk and Irina Mashinski

The Story of the Lost Child by Elena Ferrante

Aeneid Book VI: A New Verse Translation, trans. by Seamus Heaney by Virgil

A Strangeness in My Mind by Orhan Pamuk

The Vegetarian by Han Kang

The Four Books by Yan Lianke

Half an Inch of Water: Stories by Percival Everett

Incorrect Merciful Impulses by Camille Rankine

The Poet, the Lion, Talking Pictures, El Farolito, a Wedding in St. Roch, the Big Box Store, the Warp in the Mirror, Spring, Midnights, Fire & All by C. D. Wright

The Noise of Time by Julian Barnes

The Selected Letters of Joseph Conrad, ed. by Laurence Davies by Joseph Conrad

The Fellowship: The Literary Lives of the Inklings: J.R.R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Owen Barfield, Charles Williams by Philip Zaleski and Carol Zaleski

Charles Williams: The Third Inkling by Grevel Lindop

St. Francis and the Flies by Briann Swann

A Thickness of Particulars: The Poetry of Anthony Hecht by Jonathan Post

Classical Literature: An Epic Journey from Homer to Virgil and Beyond by Richard Jenkyns

The Darkening Trapeze: Last Poems by Larry Levis

Benjamin Franklin in London: The British Life of America’s Founding Father by George Goodwin

Goethe Dies by Thomas Bernhard

Graveyard Clay (Cré na Cille) by Máirtín Ó Cadhain

Zero K by Don DeLillo

These Heroic, Happy Dead by Luke Mogelson