Books Reviewed

James Wright: A Life in Poetry by Jonathan Blunk

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

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

Future Home of the Living God by Louise Erdrich

Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi

Mokusei! A Love Story by Cees Nooteboom

Henry David Thoreau: A Life by Laura Dassow Walls

Like a Fading Shadow by Antonio Muñoz Molina

Grant by Ron Chernow

Mouths Don’t Speak by Katia D. Ulysse

The Aeneid, translated by David Ferry by Virgil

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

The Red-Haired Woman by Orhan Pamuk

Freya by Anthony Quinn

Go, Went, Gone by Jenny Erpenbeck

Hotel Silence by Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir

Winter by Ali Smith

semiautomatic by Evie Shockley

Doting by Henry Green

Elmet by Fiona Mozley

4 3 2 1 by Paul Auster

Silencer by Marcus Wicker

Jane Austen, the Secret Radical by Helena Kelly

The Making of Jane Austen by Devoney Looser

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

The Drowning Boy’s Guide to Water by Cameron Barnett

Why Write? Collected Nonfiction 1960-2013 by Philip Roth

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

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

Mrs. Osmond by John Banville

The Golden House by Salman Rushdie

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

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

History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund

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

Nothing by Henry Green

Scribbled in the Dark by Charles Simic

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

Lowly by Alan Felsenthal

Simulacra by Airea D. Matthews

Of Mongrelitude by Julian Talamantez Brolaski

On Empson by Michael Wood

Grief Cottage by Gail Godwin

Cockfosters by Helen Simpson

The Unit by Ninni Holmqvist

Anything Is Possible by Elizabeth Strout

The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry

The Accomplished Guest by Ann Beattie

The Girl of the Lake by Bill Roorbach

Sisters by Lily Tuck