Books Reviewed

The Battle Between the Frogs and the Mice: A Tiny Homeric Epic by A. E. Stallings

Come Closer and Listen by Charles Simic

The River Twice by Kathleen Graber

Questioning Minds Volumes I and II: The Letters of Guy Davenport and Hugh Kenner, ed. by Edward Burns by Guy Davenport and Hugh Kenner

Wendell Berry: Port William Novels & Stories (The Civil War to World War II) by Wendell Berry

Philosopher of the Heart: The Restless Life of Søren Kierkegaard by Clare Carlisle

Abel and Cain by Gregor von Rezzori

Oxota by Lyn Hejinian

Intimate Ties by Robert Musil

Baron Wenckheim’s Homecoming by László Krasznahorkai

Frozen Charlotte by Susan de Sola

Big Cabin by Ron Padgett

O Joy for me! Samuel Taylor Coleridge and the Origins of Fell–Walking in the Lake District 1790-1802 by Keir Davidson

Malina by Ingeborg Bachmann

Normal People by Sally Rooney

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

Tribunal by Lyn Hejinian

Fierce Pretty Things by Tom Howard

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

The Government Lake by James Tate

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

Chaucer: A European Life by Marion Turner

All the Land by Jo Lendle

Against Translation by Alan Shapiro

The Complaints by W. S. Di Piero

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

Is, Is Not by Tess Gallagher

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

Sing to It: New Stories by Amy Hempel

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

Exhalation by Ted Chiang

The Wall by John Lanchester

Gingerbread by Helen Oyeyemi

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

Love Is Blind by William Boyd

Rock, Paper, Scissors and Other Stories by Maxim Osipov

Four Soldiers by Hubert Mingarelli

Women Talking by Miriam Toews

A Change of Time by Ida Jessen

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

Felicity by Mary Oliver

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

Asymmetry by Adam Zagajewski

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

Monument: Poems New and Selected by Natasha Trethewey

Toddler Hunting and Other Stories by Taeko Kono

Horsemen of the Sands by Leonid Yuzefovich

Essex Clay by Andrew Motion

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

The Frolic of the Beasts by Yukio Mishima