Books Reviewed

Playlist for the Apocalypse by Rita Dove

Love and Dread by Rachel Hadas

The Morning Line by David Lehman

Pre-Eternity of the World by Christopher Buckley

Languages of Truth: 2003-2020 by Salman Rushdie

The Letters of Robert Frost, Volume 3: 1929–1936 by Robert Frost

Octavia E. Butler: Kindred, Fledgling, Collected Stories (LOA #338) by Octavia Butler

The Absolute Book by Elizabeth Knox

Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro

Skyward Inn by Aliya Whiteley

Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir

Fugitive Telemetry: The Murderbot Diaries #6 by Martha Wells

Amid the Crowd of Stars by Stephen Leigh

The End of Men by Christina Sweeney-Baird

Now We’re Getting Somewhere by Kim Addonizio

On the Way Out, Turn Off the Light by Marge Piercy

American Melancholy: Poems by Joyce Carol Oates

Beethoven Variations: Poems on a Life by Ruth Padel

Unsettled Subjects: New Poems on Classic American Literature by Allen Stein

A Field Guide to the Poetry of Theodore Roethke by William Barillas, ed.

Along Heroic Lines by Christopher Ricks

Lectures on Dostoevsky by Joseph Frank

The Prince of Mournful Thoughts and Other Stories by Caroline Kim

Prayer for the Living by Ben Okri

Igifu by Scholastique Mukasonga

I’m Staying Here by Marco Balzano

Salt Water by Josep Pla

The Death of Vivek Oji by Akwaeke Emezi

Hunter’s Moon by Rie Anders

Shades & Graces by Michael Salcman

The Marble Bed by Grace Schulman

Randomly Moving Particles by Andrew Motion

Now It’s Dark by Peter Gizzi

Philip Roth: The Biography by Blake Bailey

Tom Stoppard: A Life by Hermione Lee

Cynical Theories: How Activist Scholarship Made Everything about Race, Gender, and Identity—and Why This Harms Everybody by Helen Pluckrose and James Lindsay

White Blood: A Lyric of Virginia by Kiki Petrosino

The Selected Letters of John Berryman, ed. by Philip Coleman and Calista McRae by John Berryman

On Seamus Heaney by R. F. Foster

Inheritors by Asako Serizawa

Homeland Elegies by Ayad Akhtar

Red Comet: The Short Life and Blazing Art of Sylvia Plath by Heather Clark

The Last Great Road Bum by Héctor Tobar

For the Ride by Alice Notley

Balzac’s Lives by Peter Brooks

The Caiplie Caves by Karen Solie

Last West: Roadsongs for Dorothea Lange by Tess Taylor

The Life of William Faulkner: This Alarming Paradox, 1935–1962 by Carl Rollyson

The Life of William Faulkner: The Past Is Never Dead, 1897-1934 by Carl Rollyson

Summer by Ali Smith