Books Reviewed

Circe by Madeline Miller

Mirror, Shoulder, Signal by Dorothe Nors

American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin by Terrance Hayes

The Three Lives of James Madison: Genius, Partisan, President by Noah Feldman

The Animal Gazer by Edgardo Franzosini

Florida by Lauren Groff

The Letters of Sylvia Plath, Volume 2: 1956–1963, ed. by Peter K. Steinberg and Karen V. Kukil by Sylvia Plath

Your Duck Is My Duck by Deborah Eisenberg

Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata

A Sleepwalk on the Severn by Alice Oswald

The Evolution of Beauty by Richard O. Prum

Future Perfect by Charles Martin

The Works of James Agee, Volume 5: Complete Film Criticism: Reviews, Essays, and Manuscripts, ed. by Charles Maland by James Agee

Human Hours by Catherine Barnett

The Occasional Virgin by Hanan al-Shaykh

Dandelions by Yasunari Kawabata

Oceanic by Aimee Nezhukumatathil

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

Neruda: The Poet’s Calling by Mark Eisner

Spring by Karl Ove Knausgaard

The Overstory by Richard Powers

Love by Hanne Ørstavik

Extra Hidden Life, among the Days by Brenda Hillman

The Neighborhood by Mario Vargas Llosa

Black Sea by David Yezzi

The Sparsholt Affair by Alan Hollinghurst

Kudos by Rachel Cusk

Last Stories by William Trevor

The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner

Stumbling Blocks by Karl Kirchwey

A Memory of the Future by Elizabeth Spires

Eon by T. R. Hummer

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

The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer

The Odyssey, translated by Emily Wilson by Homer

Don’t Call Us Dead by Danez Smith

Hotel Silence by Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir

The Aeneid, translated by David Ferry by Virgil

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

Freya by Anthony Quinn

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

Grant by Ron Chernow

James Wright: A Life in Poetry by Jonathan Blunk

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

Henry David Thoreau: A Life by Laura Dassow Walls

Like a Fading Shadow by Antonio Muñoz Molina

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

Go, Went, Gone by Jenny Erpenbeck

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

Future Home of the Living God by Louise Erdrich