Joan Baum

Joan Baum holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from Columbia University. A recovering academic, Ms. Baum has for decades reviewed books across numerous genres in newspapers, magazines, and radio. In addition to New York Journal of Books, current reviewing includes NPR.

Book Reviews by Joan Baum

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Alas, the promise of award-winning novelist, editor and publisher Carol Edgarian’s new novel, Three Stage of Amazement, is not realized, despite the success of her first fiction book,