Books Reviewed

Transit by Rachel Cusk

Wins and Losses by Peter Makuck

Nutshell by Ian McEwan

Mother Land by Paul Theroux

The Analyst by Molly Peacock

Wayward Heroes by Halldór Laxness

Blitz by David Trueba

Sleeping on Jupiter by Anuradha Roy

The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen

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

Evelyn Waugh by Ann Pasternak-Slater

Evelyn Waugh: A Life Revisited by Philip Eade

Mercury by Margot Livesey

The Honeymoon by Dinitia Smith

Germaine de Staël: A Political Portrait by Biancamaria Fontana

Odes by Sharon Olds

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

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

Mr. Memory & Other Poems by Phillis Levin

Falling Awake by Alice Oswald

Falling Ill: Last Poems by C. K. Williams

Deep Lane by Mark Doty

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

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

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

Observations: Poems by Marianne Moore

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

A Strangeness in My Mind by Orhan Pamuk

ShallCross by C. D. Wright

Come In Alone by Anselm Berrigan

In Praise of Poetry by Olga Sedakova

A Whole Life by Robert Seethaler

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

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

These Heroic, Happy Dead by Luke Mogelson

Zero K by Don DeLillo

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

Small Mothers of Fright by Tara Bray