March 05, 2014
Choose from an assortment of books to keep you company as you spring forward into a new season. You can travel to outer space with The Martian, or to Somalia with The Orchard of Lost Souls, or even closer to home, with Matthew Quick's The Good Luck of Right Now. Don't forget to check out the new paperback releases, which include Salt, Sugar, Fat, a 2013 BookBrowse favorite. It's almost spring, so usher in the new season with a fresh crop of great reads. Happy reading!
February 19, 2014
There's much to love in this issue of The BookBrowse Review. Jenny Offill visits the foundations of a marriage in her memorable novel, Dept. of Speculation; while an English translation of a Croatian author's take on the Holocaust, Trieste, will move you to tears. Then there's The Race Underground which suspensefully chronicles the race to build a subway in two of America's most dynamic cities. We have terrific paperbacks worth checking out as well -- including Claire Messud's The Woman Upstairs. So share the love and happy reading!
February 05, 2014
Just in time for mid-winter, this issue of The BookBrowse Review has plenty of heartwarming reads for you to curl up with. Gary Shteyngart's memoir Little Failure is full of soul and humor. Then there's In The Memorial Room, a posthumously published novel written by acclaimed New Zealand author, Janet Frame. A number of fantastic reads are now out in paperback. These include Philipp Meyer's story set in the wild West, The Son; and Above All Things, a fictional account of George Mallory's Everest expedition. Hope you find just the right book to keep you company on these long winter nights. Happy reading!
January 22, 2014
Chart new paths for exploration with the books in this issue of The BookBrowse Review. See how a Japanese legend lends its touch to Patrick Ness's The Crane Wife and read about one woman's navigation of the uneven paths in her life, in Out of the Woods. Watch the slow unraveling of a boyhood in David Almond's brilliant The True Tale of the Monster Billy Dean. Travel to 1930s Kentucky with Julie Kibler and her novel Calling Me Home, which is now released in paperback. You can travel far and wide with these book finds. Full speed ahead!
January 08, 2014
Let this issue of The BookBrowse Review take you on fresh adventures in the new year. Glorious Misadventures will give you a taste for Russian exploration while On Paper is a fascinating look at the world of well, paper. You can also check out the many facets of desire and greed in Want Not; and younger readers will love to travel to the fantastical world full of Petlings in The Twistrose Key. Wishing you a very happy new year!
December 11, 2013
In this issue you'll find our 2013 Favorite Books, including the four top-ranked books which are BookBrowse's 2013 Award Winners. We also roundup our top dozen favorite author interviews, and recommend a dozen books for book clubs to discuss in 2014. In addition, we preview notable books publishing in early January.
November 20, 2013
Feed your literary palate with the diverse finds in this issue of The BookBrowse Review. Whet your appetite with the moving Someone, Alice McDermott's latest novel. Set in Ireland many centuries ago, the debut Red Sky in Morning will keep you satiated. If lighter fare is what you crave, check out Sebastian Faulks's homage to P.G. Wodehouse, Jeeves and the Wedding Bells. Newly released in paperback are Jim Crace's Harvest and A Possible Life by Sebastian Faulks. Both make for delicious bites. So this Thanksgiving season, pile your plate high and dig in!
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