Recent Reviews

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Edward Wong, a diplomatic correspondent for the New York Times, has written a hybrid book that combines family history, a wider examination of China through the ages, snippets of reportage

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“an exceptional account of the impact of trauma, the struggle for healing, and the very real chance to find freedom.”

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“This could have been yet another Arthurian tale told ad nauseum over the decades, but here Lev Grossman stakes out a different kind of story that’s all his own.”

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“an exciting, disturbing portrait of Hollywood’s cultural power during its heyday.” 

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the tangled web of mysteries keeps the reader guessing. At the end, the author uses strands from the web to set the stage for the next novel in the series.”

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Tiger, Tiger is not the first, nor will it most likely be the last, attempt to write the definitive biography of Tiger Woods, arguably the greatest golfer in the history of the game.

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“entertaining and fast-paced. . . . Readers who like plot-driven stories with heroic characters, dragons, and happy endings will find much to enjoy.”

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“Muir’s ideas on race and religion . . . were far from remarkable and very much congruous with contemporaneous ideological hegemony. What stands out . . .

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More spy story than mystery, Maggie Hope's last mission has as many twists and turns as a rollercoaster.

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Kevin Barry is an Irish writer to the core with his wild, dark humor and his Gaelic intonations, a beautifully skewed syntax holding up a delicate balance of spluttering facetiousness and a sly ack

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Long Island Compromise begins with the brazen kidnapping of Jewish businessman Carl Fletcher, taken by thugs from the driveway of his upper middle-class mansion in the mundane and fictiona

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"The Family Experiment is first-rate and highly readable, science fiction with a heart and soul."

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