Books Reviewed

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

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

Silencer by Marcus Wicker

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

Why Write? Collected Nonfiction 1960-2013 by Philip Roth

4 3 2 1 by Paul Auster

Nothing by Henry Green

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

The Making of Jane Austen by Devoney Looser

The Drowning Boy’s Guide to Water by Cameron Barnett

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

The Golden House by Salman Rushdie

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

History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund

Mrs. Osmond by John Banville

Jane Austen, the Secret Radical by Helena Kelly

Simulacra by Airea D. Matthews

Of Mongrelitude by Julian Talamantez Brolaski

Lowly by Alan Felsenthal

Scribbled in the Dark by Charles Simic

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

Milosz: A Biography by Andrzej Franaszek

The Unit by Ninni Holmqvist

A Little Book on Form: An Exploration into the Formal Imagination of Poetry by Robert Hass

Falstaff: Give Me Life by Harold Bloom

Anything Is Possible by Elizabeth Strout

Cockfosters by Helen Simpson

Grief Cottage by Gail Godwin

Behind the Moon by Madison Smartt Bell

Isadora by Amelia Gray

On Empson by Michael Wood

That Swing by X. J. Kennedy

Sisters by Lily Tuck

The Accomplished Guest by Ann Beattie

The Girl of the Lake by Bill Roorbach

The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry

Autumn by Ali Smith

Compass by Mathias Énard

The Accusation: Forbidden Stories from Inside North Korea by Bandi

Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

Montaigne: A Life by Philippe Desan

We Love You, Charlie Freeman by Kaitlyn Greenidge

Joseph Conrad Among the Anarchists: Nineteenth Century Terrorism and The Secret Agent by David Mulry

Gondwana and Other Poems by Nathaniel Tarn

Float by Anne Carson

House of Names by Colm Tóibín