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Divided We Stand: The Strategy and Psychology of Irelands Dissident Terrorists

In her keynote address at the Women’s March on Washington, Steinem declared, “[W]e're never going home. We're staying together. And we're taking over.” I look forward to the next chapter.


Difficult Women

In Gay’s attention to damage, she highlights survival, strength, and humanity. In her deliberate and often exquisite attention to detail, she crafts stories that will haunt the reader long after the book has been put away.


The Fortunate Ones

I thought I did not want to know more about the Holocaust because I am loath to dwell on its extreme example of humanity’s capacity for evil.


4 3 2 1

In 4 3 2 1 Auster has combined these two genres to show what fiction can do in the real world, and to offer a defense of art in a time of political turmoil.


The Impossible Fortress: A Novel

Rekulak’s writing style is so visual and his story so neat and contained it practically begs to be adapted into a movie.


A Separation: A Novel

The buried grief and emotional distance that first seem so off-putting are what ends up lending A Separation its haunting force.


Lincoln in the Bardo: A Novel

Lincoln In The Bardo is a postmodern masterpiece.


The Twenty Days of Turin: A Novel

Some of the allegorical meaning might be lost on those unfamiliar with Turin's history, but for anyone with a computer living in the 21st Century, it is rife with eerily accurate commentary on our current situation.


The Evening Road

I found this an odd book, with some insight into the time, but I found I didn’t really care about the characters and had only marginal interest in the lynchings (as does the book) as it seems a device to talk about the characters.


The Dime

If you dig intense crime thrillers with unpredictable twists and witty dialogue, I highly recommend you pick this one up. I enjoyed it for the most part


I See You
Kirkus Reviews : I See You (February 21, 2017)

The author’s meticulous detail to investigative accuracy and talent in weaving a thrilling tale set her work apart from others in the field.


The English Agent

Fairly nonsensical but par for the course for DePoy, who writes characters from child protective workers (Cold Florida, 2016) to Christopher Marlowe as fast-talking action heroes.


A Cast of Vultures

The highlights of the third in this marvelous and often amusing series (A Bed of Scorpions, 2016, etc.) are neighborhood characters who are a basket of enjoyables and a complex and brainy heroine.


Most Dangerous Place

Grippando gets underway with a bang and never lets up, springing a series of carefully calibrated surprises in and out of the courtroom guaranteed to catch even the canniest readers unaware.


The Keeper of Lost Things

Readers looking for some undemanding, old-fashioned storytelling with a sprinkling of magic will find it here.


The World to Come: Stories

A stylist whose fictional expansiveness underscores his singularity.


Gunmetal Gray
Kirkus Reviews : Gunmetal Gray (February 21, 2017)

At about 500 pages, this one is fat, fast, and fun. Clancy's spirit lives on.


Old Bones
Kirkus Reviews : Old Bones (February 21, 2017)

Dispensing with anything like conventional exposition, Boyce lunges at the caldron of Atlanta racial/sexual/institutional politics as if she can’t wait to tear the lid off. Readers prepared for the deep dive will find themselves enlightened, sobered, and maybe even cautiously uplifted by the heroine’s reckless courage.


The Drifter

By honing in on the tiny details that make up the days leading up to and even beyond the crime in question, Lennon really gives readers a chance to get inside Betsy's life and mind.


How to Murder Your Life: A Memoir

“How to Murder Your Life” feels like an artifact from a previous New York, previous internet, previous calculus of celebrity.