Our May/June 2011 issue is now available!


  • Life Stages, vol 2: First Love
  • Scientists: Novels, Memoirs, and more
  • Kate Atkinson: Book by Book
  • Latest Book Awards, Book Group, more
  • Comprehensive New Books Guide: Almost 50 New Books Reviewed!

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Book Author Rating

A Discovery of Witches: A Novel

Deborah Harkness three-and-half-stars

A Widow's Story: A Memoir

Joyce Carol Oates four-stars

Among Others

Jo Walton four-and-half-stars

Blood, Bones & Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef

Gabrielle Hamilton three-and-half-stars


Lauren Oliver three-and-half-stars

Emily, Alone: A Novel

Stewart O'Nan four-stars


Frank Brady four-stars

Ghost Light: A Novel

Joseph O'Connor three-and-half-stars


Mo Hayder four-stars

House of Prayer No. 2: A Writer's Journey Home

Mark Richard three-and-half-stars

I Think I Love You. Allison Pearson

Allison Pearson three-and-half-stars

Learning to Swim: A Novel

Sara J Henry four-stars

Long, Last, Happy: New and Collected Stories

Barry Hannah four-and-half-stars

Miles from Ordinary

Carol Lynch Williams four-stars

Moby-Duck: The True Story of 28,800 Bath Toys Lost at Sea and of the Beachcombers, Oceanographers, Environmentalists, and Fools, Including the Author, Who Went i

Donovan Hohn four-stars

Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything

Joshua Foer four-stars

Mr. Chartwell: A Novel

Rebecca Hunt three-and-half-stars

My Korean Deli: Risking It All for a Convenience Store

Ben Ryder Howe four-stars

Pym: A Novel

Mat Johnson four-stars

Rodin's Debutante

Ward Just three-and-half-stars

Sing You Home: A Novel

Jodi Picoult three-and-half-stars

Started Early, Took My Dog: A Novel

Kate Atkinson three-and-half-stars


Karen Russell four-stars

The Anatomy of Ghosts

Andrew Taylor four-stars

The Devotion of Suspect X

Keigo Higashino three-and-half-stars

The Evolution of Bruno Littlemore

Benjamin Hale three-and-half-stars

The Foremost Good Fortune

Susan Conley three-and-half-stars

The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood

James Gleick four-stars

The Long Road Home: The Aftermath of the Second World War

Ben Shephard four-stars

The Magnetic North: Notes from the Arctic Circle

Sara Wheeler four-stars

The Old Romantic

Louise Dean three-and-half-stars

The Paris Wife: A Novel

Paula McLain four-stars

The Quiet World: Saving Alaska's Wilderness Kingdom, 1879-1960

Douglas Brinkley four-stars

The Revenge of the Radioactive Lady

Elizabeth Stuckey-French four-stars

The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement

David Brooks three-stars

The Tiger's Wife: A Novel

Tea Obreht four-stars

The Troubled Man

Henning Mankell three-and-half-stars

The Wise Man's Fear

Patrick Rothfuss four-stars

The Wrong War: Grit, Strategy, and the Way Out of Afghanistan

Bing West four-stars

Townie: A Memoir

Andre Dubus III four-stars

Under the Sun: The Letters of Bruce Chatwin

Bruce Chatwin three-and-half-stars

West of Here

Jonathan Evison three-and-half-stars

While Mortals Sleep: Unpublished Short Fiction

Kurt Vonnegut four-stars

Wild Bill Donovan: The Spymaster Who Created the OSS and Modern American Espionage

Douglas Waller three-and-half-stars

You Know When the Men Are Gone

Siobhan Fallon four-stars

Zoo City

Lauren Beukes four-stars