Books Reviewed

Dandelions by Yasunari Kawabata

Neruda: The Poet’s Calling by Mark Eisner

Spring by Karl Ove Knausgaard

Oceanic by Aimee Nezhukumatathil

The Rub of Time: Bellow, Nabokov, Hitchens, Travolta, Trump: Essays and Reportage, 1994-2017 by Martin Amis

Last Stories by William Trevor

The Neighborhood by Mario Vargas Llosa

Love by Hanne Ørstavik

Black Sea by David Yezzi

The Sparsholt Affair by Alan Hollinghurst

Extra Hidden Life, among the Days by Brenda Hillman

The Overstory by Richard Powers

The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner

Kudos by Rachel Cusk

Stumbling Blocks by Karl Kirchwey

Eon by T. R. Hummer

A Memory of the Future by Elizabeth Spires

The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer

Works and Days, translated by A. E. Stallings by Hesiod

Henry David Thoreau: A Life by Laura Dassow Walls

Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi

Go, Went, Gone by Jenny Erpenbeck

Future Home of the Living God by Louise Erdrich

Don’t Call Us Dead by Danez Smith

Mokusei! A Love Story by Cees Nooteboom

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

The Odyssey, translated by Emily Wilson by Homer

Hotel Silence by Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir

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

The Red-Haired Woman by Orhan Pamuk

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

James Wright: A Life in Poetry by Jonathan Blunk

Freya by Anthony Quinn

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

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

Mouths Don’t Speak by Katia D. Ulysse

Grant by Ron Chernow

The Aeneid, translated by David Ferry by Virgil

Like a Fading Shadow by Antonio Muñoz Molina

Winter by Ali Smith

semiautomatic by Evie Shockley

Doting by Henry Green

Elmet by Fiona Mozley

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

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

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

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

The Golden House by Salman Rushdie