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January 01, 1990 - November 23, 2012 + Bookworm
Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name (Ecco) The possibility that there are those who choose to escape or evade their identities enters our exploration of...
Point to Point Navigation (Doubleday) Using his recent memoir as springboard, Gore Vidal nimbly leaps from the history of prose narrative to the contemporary decline...
Isabel Allende uncloaks Inés, a shrouded figure from the chronicles of Chilean history. She was a conquistadora, a conspirator--but also a healer.
Alice McDermott is a writer who believes in loading each facet of her work with resonance and significance, while composing an accessible, highly readable narrative.
The Open Curtain (Coffee House) The mystery at the heart of The Open Curtain derives from a violent, concealed episode in Morman history.
What is the What: The Autobiography of Valentino Achak Deng (McSweeney's) Autobiography, epic, documentary, novel--Dave Eggers explores the many facets of his protean new work.
The Stories of Mary Gordon (Pantheon) Mary Gordon makes distinctions. She writes only about characters who interest her, people she would be willing to meet and spend time...
The Lay of the Land (Knopf) is Richard Ford's third novel about Frank Bascomb, his sportswriter-turned-realtor.
Grief Lessons: Four Plays by Euripides (New York Review Books) Anne Carson's translations of four plays by Euripides are dynamic, intense and were written to be...
Breath (Knopf) Philip Levine reminisces about his childhood--about how a working class boy came to poetry.
The Shape of Things to Come: Prophecy and the American Voice (Farrar, Straus & Giroux) In this conversation about how America disappoints its prophets and...
Jennifer Egan researched classic Gothic fiction to develop a style that would deepen the terrors at the core of her new novel...
American Genius: A Comedy (Soft Skull) Lynne Tillman's haunting novel takes the form of an obsessive's monologue--consciousness masks pain; first-person narrative conceals repression...
Author Chris Adrian, a pediatrician and theologian, imagines a future in which a children's hospital becomes an ark that survives the flood at the end of the...
All Aunt Hagar's Children (Amistad) Edward P. Jones' magnificent new book of stories takes up characters from his earlier collection, Lost in the City. ...