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There's a wisdom and perspective to Richard Ford's novels, a sign of a veteran writer going from strength to strength. The defiant grace of the journey undertaken in this book serves to underline this.
August 11, 2012
Denounced as propaganda by its critics, this new anthology of poems features a wide variety of themes and voices from an ancient oral tradition on Afghanistan's fierce culture of resistance.
June 23, 2012
The story behind Chad Harbach's debut novel is almost as epic as the book itself.
January 6, 2012
Haruki Murakami's tome on the subjugation of humanity by systems of its own creation makes it easy to see why his deeply humanist imagination makes him as popular as he is important.
November 18, 2011
Robert Harris is no stranger to turning the high-concept thriller to literary ends.
October 21, 2011
John Sayles's weighty historical tome makes a significant contribution to the understanding of the United States at the turn of the 19th century.
July 22, 2011
Equal parts travel book and love note to the Russian novel, this odd debut wins the reader over with erudition, charm and amusing insights into the world of literary academics.
April 22, 2011
In bright sensory detail, this sophisticated ensemble piece revolves around an English banking family struggling to keep the business afloat by any means necessary.
April 8, 2011
Pivoting around a series of meandering walks through contemporary Manhattan taken by its solitary narrator, Open City explores in vivid prose themes of isolation, longing and home.
March 11, 2011
Blurring the lines between autobiography and fiction, Hisham Matar's latest novel vividly conveys the pain and frustration of a family dealing with the mystery of a missing father.
February 25, 2011
In his first collection of poetry for a decade, How Snow Falls, the poet exhibits a sensitivity at odds with his brusque public persona.
December 17, 2010
Published a full century after its author's death, this memoir weds biting wit to a structure that is postmodern before its time.
November 12, 2010
The godfather of cyberpunk returns with a giddily upbeat wild goose chase through the worlds of corporate espionage, conceptual art and fashionable trousers.
October 1, 2010
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