Books Reviewed

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

Go, Went, Gone by Jenny Erpenbeck

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

The Odyssey, translated by Emily Wilson by Homer

Winter by Ali Smith

semiautomatic by Evie Shockley

Doting by Henry Green

Elmet by Fiona Mozley

Why Write? Collected Nonfiction 1960-2013 by Philip Roth

The Drowning Boy’s Guide to Water by Cameron Barnett

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

4 3 2 1 by Paul Auster

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

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

The Golden House by Salman Rushdie

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

Mrs. Osmond by John Banville

Nothing by Henry Green

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

History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund

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

Of Mongrelitude by Julian Talamantez Brolaski

Scribbled in the Dark by Charles Simic

Lowly by Alan Felsenthal

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

Simulacra by Airea D. Matthews

Milosz: A Biography by Andrzej Franaszek

That Swing by X. J. Kennedy

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

Grief Cottage by Gail Godwin

Cockfosters by Helen Simpson

Isadora by Amelia Gray

Sisters by Lily Tuck

The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry

On Empson by Michael Wood

The Accomplished Guest by Ann Beattie

The Girl of the Lake by Bill Roorbach

Behind the Moon by Madison Smartt Bell

Falstaff: Give Me Life by Harold Bloom

Anything Is Possible by Elizabeth Strout

The Unit by Ninni Holmqvist

The Accusation: Forbidden Stories from Inside North Korea by Bandi

Autumn by Ali Smith

Compass by Mathias Énard

Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

House of Names by Colm Tóibín