Books Reviewed

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

Behind the Moon by Madison Smartt Bell

That Swing by X. J. Kennedy

Sisters by Lily Tuck

The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry

On Empson by Michael Wood

Isadora by Amelia Gray

The Accomplished Guest by Ann Beattie

Cockfosters by Helen Simpson

Anything Is Possible by Elizabeth Strout

Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

Autumn by Ali Smith

Compass by Mathias Énard

The Accusation: Forbidden Stories from Inside North Korea by Bandi

Victory: An Island Tale, ed. by J. H. Stape and Alexandre Fachard by Joseph Conrad

We Love You, Charlie Freeman by Kaitlyn Greenidge

Ursa Major by Yves Bonnefoy

Float by Anne Carson

House of Names by Colm Tóibín

Gondwana and Other Poems by Nathaniel Tarn

Robert Lowell, Setting the River on Fire: A Study of Genius, Mania, and Character by Kay Redfield Jamison

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

Commotion of the Birds by John Ashbery

Montaigne: A Life by Philippe Desan

Joseph Conrad Among the Anarchists: Nineteenth Century Terrorism and The Secret Agent by David Mulry

Occasions: Selected Writings, ed. by Pearl Amelia McHaney by Eudora Welty

Strolls with Pushkin by Andrei Sinyavsky

The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt’s New World by Andrea Wulf

The Dark Flood Rises by Margaret Drabble

Swing Time by Zadie Smith

My Private Property by Mary Ruefle

Resolution : A Novel of Captain Cook’s Adventures of Discovery to Australia, New Zealand and Hawaii, Through the Eyes of George Forster, the Botanist on Board His Ship by A. N. Wilson

Thomas Hardy: Half a Londoner by Mark Ford

Mother Land by Paul Theroux

Guilty Thing: A Life of Thomas De Quincey by Frances Wilson

Nutshell by Ian McEwan

Flaubert by Michel Winock

A Poet’s Dublin by Eavan Boland

Wins and Losses by Peter Makuck

The Analyst by Molly Peacock

Magdalene by Marie Howe

Questions in the Vestibule by Rachel Hadas

Transit by Rachel Cusk

Jonathan Swift: Reluctant Rebel by John Stubbs

The Fall Guy by James Lasdun

Evelyn Waugh: A Life Revisited by Philip Eade

Evelyn Waugh by Ann Pasternak-Slater

Half-Earth: Our Planet’s Fight for Life by Edward O. Wilson

The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Sleeping on Jupiter by Anuradha Roy