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A Gate at the Stairs

Lorrie Moore three-and-half-stars

A Happy Marriage

Rafael Yglesias four-stars

An Expensive Education

Nick McDonell four-stars

Await Your Reply

Dan Chaon four-stars

Bad Things Happen

Harry Dolan four-stars

Best Friends Forever

Jennifer Weiner three-and-half-stars


Michelle Huneven four-stars

Catching Fire

Suzanne Collins three-and-half-stars

Cold: Adventures in the World's Frozen Places

Bill Streever four-stars

Dancing in the Dark: A Cultural History of the Great Depression

Morris Dickstein three-and-half-stars

Get Real

Donald E. Westlake four-stars

Glover's Mistake

Nick Laird three-and-half-stars

Good Things I Wish You

A. Manette Ansay three-and-half-stars

Gourmet Rhapsody

Muriel Barbery three-stars

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide

Nicholas D. Kristof four-and-half-stars

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide

Sheryl WuDunn four-and-half-stars

Her Fearful Symmetry

Audrey Niffenegger three-stars

Homer & Langley

E. L. Doctorow three-stars


William T. Vollmann four-stars

Inherent Vice

Thomas Pynchon three-and-half-stars

Jericho's Fall

Stephen L. Carter four-stars

Juliet, Naked

Nick Hornby three-and-half-stars

Labor Day

Joyce Maynard three-and-half-stars

Love and Summer: A Novel

William Trevor four-and-half-stars

Nocturnes: Five Stories of Music and Nightfall

Kazuo Ishiguro three-and-half-stars

Rhino Ranch

Larry McMurtry four-stars

Short Girls

Bich Minh Nguyen three-and-half-stars

South of Broad

Pat Conroy three-stars


Pete Dexter four-stars

Strength in What Remains: A Journey of Remembrance and Forgiveness

Tracy Kidder four-stars

That Old Cape Magic

Richard Russo three-and-half-stars

The Anthologist

Nicholson Baker three-and-half-stars

The Calligrapher's Daughter

Eugenia Kim four-stars

The Confessions of Edward Day

Valerie Martin four-stars

The Elephant Keeper

Christopher Nicholson three-and-half-stars

The Evolution of God

Robert Wright four-stars

The First Family: Terror, Extortion, Revenge, Murder, and the Birth of the American Mafia

Mike Dash four-stars

The Girl Who Played with Fire

Stieg Larsson four-stars

The Lost Symbol

Dan Brown three-stars

The Magicians

Lev Grossman three-and-half-stars

The Price of Spring

Daniel Abraham four-stars

The Sisters of Sinai: How Two Lady Adventurers Discovered the Hidden Gospels

Janet Soskice four-stars

The Snakehead: An Epic Tale of the Chinatown Underworld and the American Dream

Patrick Radden Keefe four-stars

The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America

Douglas Brinkley three-stars

The Year of the Flood

Margaret Atwood three-and-half-stars

This Is Where I Leave You

Jonathan Tropper three-and-half-stars

True Compass: A Memoir

Edward M. Kennedy three-and-half-stars

Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman

Jon Krakauer three-stars


Dave Eggers four-stars