Books Reviewed

The Letters of Sylvia Plath, Volume 1: 1940-1956, ed. by Peter K. Steinberg and Karen V. Kukil by Sylvia Plath

Like a Fading Shadow by Antonio Muñoz Molina

Drinks With Dead Poets: A Season of Poe, Whitman, Byron, and the Brontës by Glyn Maxwell

The Red-Haired Woman by Orhan Pamuk

Mokusei! A Love Story by Cees Nooteboom

Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi

Future Home of the Living God by Louise Erdrich

Debriefing: Collected Stories, ed. by Benjamin Taylor by Susan Sontag

James Wright: A Life in Poetry by Jonathan Blunk

Freya by Anthony Quinn

Go, Went, Gone by Jenny Erpenbeck

Bitterroot: The Life and Death of Meriwether Lewis by Patricia Tyson Stroud

Henry David Thoreau: A Life by Laura Dassow Walls

Hotel Silence by Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir

Anthony Powell: Dancing to the Music of Time by Hilary Spurling

Mouths Don’t Speak by Katia D. Ulysse

Grant by Ron Chernow

Don’t Call Us Dead by Danez Smith

The Odyssey, translated by Emily Wilson by Homer

The Aeneid, translated by David Ferry by Virgil

Winter by Ali Smith

semiautomatic by Evie Shockley

Doting by Henry Green

Elmet by Fiona Mozley

Goethe: Life as a Work of Art, trans. by David Dollenmayer by Rüdiger Safranski

The Making of Jane Austen by Devoney Looser

Jane Austen, the Secret Radical by Helena Kelly

Mrs. Osmond by John Banville

The Drowning Boy’s Guide to Water by Cameron Barnett

Teenage Writings, ed. by Kathryn Sutherland and Freya Johnston by Jane Austen

The Golden House by Salman Rushdie

Why Write? Collected Nonfiction 1960-2013 by Philip Roth

Let Us Watch Richard Wilbur: A Biographical Study by Robert Bagg and Mary Bagg

4 3 2 1 by Paul Auster

Nothing by Henry Green

Jane Austen’s Names: Riddles, Persons, Places by Margaret Doody

The Genius of Jane Austen: Her Love of Theatre and Why She Works in Hollywood by Paula Byrne

History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund

Jane Austen: The Banker’s Sister by E. J. Clery

Silencer by Marcus Wicker

Lowly by Alan Felsenthal

Scribbled in the Dark by Charles Simic

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

Simulacra by Airea D. Matthews

Of Mongrelitude by Julian Talamantez Brolaski

Behind the Moon by Madison Smartt Bell

Grief Cottage by Gail Godwin

Falstaff: Give Me Life by Harold Bloom

On Empson by Michael Wood

Sisters by Lily Tuck