Books Reviewed

A Sleepwalk on the Severn by Alice Oswald

The Occasional Virgin by Hanan al-Shaykh

Your Duck Is My Duck by Deborah Eisenberg

Human Hours by Catherine Barnett

American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin by Terrance Hayes

Circe by Madeline Miller

Future Perfect by Charles Martin

Mirror, Shoulder, Signal by Dorothe Nors

Florida by Lauren Groff

The Animal Gazer by Edgardo Franzosini

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

Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata

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

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

The Evolution of Beauty by Richard O. Prum

Dandelions by Yasunari Kawabata

Neruda: The Poet’s Calling by Mark Eisner

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

Oceanic by Aimee Nezhukumatathil

Spring by Karl Ove Knausgaard

The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner

Last Stories by William Trevor

Black Sea by David Yezzi

The Neighborhood by Mario Vargas Llosa

Love by Hanne Ørstavik

Extra Hidden Life, among the Days by Brenda Hillman

The Overstory by Richard Powers

Kudos by Rachel Cusk

The Sparsholt Affair by Alan Hollinghurst

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

Stumbling Blocks by Karl Kirchwey

Eon by T. R. Hummer

The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer

A Memory of the Future by Elizabeth Spires

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

Hotel Silence by Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir

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

James Wright: A Life in Poetry by Jonathan Blunk

The Aeneid, translated by David Ferry by Virgil

Mokusei! A Love Story by Cees Nooteboom

The Red-Haired Woman by Orhan Pamuk

The Odyssey, translated by Emily Wilson by Homer

Henry David Thoreau: A Life by Laura Dassow Walls

Mouths Don’t Speak by Katia D. Ulysse

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

Grant by Ron Chernow

Future Home of the Living God by Louise Erdrich

Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi

Freya by Anthony Quinn

Don’t Call Us Dead by Danez Smith