Books Reviewed

Oceanic by Aimee Nezhukumatathil

Spring by Karl Ove Knausgaard

The Neighborhood by Mario Vargas Llosa

Black Sea by David Yezzi

Extra Hidden Life, among the Days by Brenda Hillman

Last Stories by William Trevor

The Overstory by Richard Powers

The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner

Kudos by Rachel Cusk

The Sparsholt Affair by Alan Hollinghurst

Love by Hanne Ørstavik

The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer

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

Stumbling Blocks by Karl Kirchwey

A Memory of the Future by Elizabeth Spires

Eon by T. R. Hummer

Freya by Anthony Quinn

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

Go, Went, Gone by Jenny Erpenbeck

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

Like a Fading Shadow by Antonio Muñoz Molina

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

Anthony Powell: Dancing to the Music of Time by Hilary Spurling

The Aeneid, translated by David Ferry by Virgil

The Red-Haired Woman by Orhan Pamuk

Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi

James Wright: A Life in Poetry by Jonathan Blunk

Mokusei! A Love Story by Cees Nooteboom

Don’t Call Us Dead by Danez Smith

Hotel Silence by Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir

Mouths Don’t Speak by Katia D. Ulysse

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

The Odyssey, translated by Emily Wilson by Homer

Grant by Ron Chernow

Future Home of the Living God by Louise Erdrich

Henry David Thoreau: A Life by Laura Dassow Walls

Winter by Ali Smith

semiautomatic by Evie Shockley

Doting by Henry Green

Elmet by Fiona Mozley

4 3 2 1 by Paul Auster

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

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

History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund

The Making of Jane Austen by Devoney Looser

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

The Drowning Boy’s Guide to Water by Cameron Barnett

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

Mrs. Osmond by John Banville

Why Write? Collected Nonfiction 1960-2013 by Philip Roth