Books Reviewed

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

Falling Awake by Alice Oswald

Deep Lane by Mark Doty

Charlotte Brontë: A Fiery Heart by Claire Harman

Olio by Tyehimba Jess

A General Theory of Oblivion by José Eduardo Agualusa

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

Observations: Poems by Marianne Moore

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

In Praise of Poetry by Olga Sedakova

A Whole Life by Robert Seethaler

ShallCross by C. D. Wright

A Strangeness in My Mind by Orhan Pamuk

Come In Alone by Anselm Berrigan

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

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

The Story of the Lost Child by Elena Ferrante

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 Noise of Time by Julian Barnes

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

Charles Williams: The Third Inkling by Grevel Lindop

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

Zero K by Don DeLillo

Beyond Greek: The Beginnings of Latin Literature by Denis Feeney

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

The Darkening Trapeze: Last Poems by Larry Levis

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

Goethe Dies by Thomas Bernhard

These Heroic, Happy Dead by Luke Mogelson

Small Mothers of Fright by Tara Bray

St. Francis and the Flies by Briann Swann

Graveyard Clay (Cré na Cille) by Máirtín Ó Cadhain

The Blizzard by Vladimir Sorokin

Weathering by Lucy Wood

Mothering Sunday: A Romance by Graham Swift

The Little Red Chairs by Edna O'Brien

LaRose by Louise Erdrich

The Letters of Allen Ginsberg by Allen Ginsberg

Letters of Ted Hughes by Ted Hughes

The Selected Letters of Allen Ginsberg and Gary Snyder, 1956-1991 by Allen Ginsberg and Gary Snyder

Words in Air: The Complete Correspondence Between Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell by Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell

Emblems of the Passing World: Poems after Photographs by August Sander by Adam Kirsch

Collected Poems of John Crowe Ransom by Ben Mazer, ed.

The Gap of Time by Jeanette Winterson

Letters to Véra by Vladimir Nabokov