Books Reviewed

The Wall by John Lanchester

Against Translation by Alan Shapiro

Exhalation by Ted Chiang

Chaucer: A European Life by Marion Turner

Sing to It: New Stories by Amy Hempel

Sacred Cesium Ground and Isa’s Deluge: Two Novellas of Japan’s 3/11 Disaster by Kimura Yūsuke

Japanese Tales of Lafcadio Hearn, ed. by Andrei Codrescu by Lafcadio Hearn

The Government Lake by James Tate

The British in India: A Social History of the Raj by David Gilmour

Fierce Pretty Things by Tom Howard

The Complaints by W. S. Di Piero

John Updike: Novels 1959-1965, ed. by Christopher Carduff by John Updike

Normal People by Sally Rooney

Is, Is Not by Tess Gallagher

Always Coming Home (Author’s Expanded Edition) by Ursula K. Le Guin

All the Land by Jo Lendle

Tribunal by Lyn Hejinian

Brides in the Sky: Stories and a Novella by Cary Holladay

Outsiders: Five Women Writers Who Changed the World by Lyndall Gordon

Women Talking by Miriam Toews

Monument: Poems New and Selected by Natasha Trethewey

Four Soldiers by Hubert Mingarelli

Rock, Paper, Scissors and Other Stories by Maxim Osipov

Only as the Day Is Long: New and Selected Poems by Dorianne Laux

Essex Clay by Andrew Motion

Asymmetry by Adam Zagajewski

Every Human Love: Stories by Joanna Pearson

Robert Graves: From Great War Poet to Good-bye to All That (1895-1929) by Jean Moorcroft Wilson

A Change of Time by Ida Jessen

Gingerbread by Helen Oyeyemi

Dickinson’s Nerves, Frost’s Woods: Poetry in the Shadow of the Past by William Logan

Felicity by Mary Oliver

The Club: Johnson, Boswell, and the Friends Who Shaped an Age by Leo Damrosch

The Frolic of the Beasts by Yukio Mishima

Horsemen of the Sands by Leonid Yuzefovich

Toddler Hunting and Other Stories by Taeko Kono

Philip Larkin: Letters Home 1936–1977, ed. James Booth by Philip Larkin

Love Is Blind by William Boyd

How to Be Free: An Ancient Guide to the Stoic Life by Epictetus

Omer Pasha Latas: Marshal to the Sultan by Ivo Andrić

Like by A. E. Stallings

Peaches Goes It Alone by Frederick Seidel

Diderot and the Art of Thinking Freely by Andrew S. Curran

EEG by Daša Drndić

So Far So Good by Ursula K. LeGuin

The Traitor’s Niche by Ismail Kadare

Nakedness Is My End: Poems from the Greek Anthology by Edmund Keeley (ed. and trans.)

Baby, I Don’t Care by Chelsey Minnis

Tell Them of Battles, Kings, and Elephants by Mathias Énard

Life in Culture: Selected Letters of Lionel Trilling, ed. by Adam Kirsch by Lionel Trilling