Books reviewed by Poornima Apte at BookBrowse.

Poornima Apte
BookBrowse Reviewer

Poornima is a member of the National Book Critics Circle and an award-winning journalist who lives in the greater Boston area. Trained as an engineer, she gradually made the shift to journalism after a brief stint as a technical writer. She loves to read and review literary fiction and narrative non-fiction and is most comfortable when her bedside stash of books looks like a Jenga pile. In addition to her editing responsibilities, she reviews for BookBrowse and publishes snappy 100-word-critiques of most of the books she reads on her blog, booksnfreshair.blogspot.com.

Books reviewed by Poornima Apte

Ghachar Ghochar (03/22/17)
The Animators (02/01/17)
El Paso (11/16/16)
The Mothers (10/19/16)
Here I Am (09/21/16)
The Nix (09/07/16)
Homegoing (06/22/16)
Forty Rooms (03/16/16)
Evicted (03/02/16)
Tender (02/17/16)
Oblivion (01/20/16)
Gold Fame Citrus (10/21/15)
Chilled (10/07/15)
Purity (10/07/15)
Dragonfish (08/12/15)
The Fly Trap (07/22/15)
Leaving Orbit (06/17/15)
Rain (04/29/15)
Odysseus Abroad (04/15/15)
The Sympathizer (04/15/15)
A Little Life (04/15/15)
In Manchuria (03/04/15)
Cities of Empire (01/07/15)
The Wallcreeper (10/15/14)
The Bone Clocks (09/03/14)
California (08/13/14)
Eyrie (06/18/14)
Stuff Matters (06/04/14)
Birdmen (05/07/14)
Family Life (04/23/14)
The UnAmericans (02/19/14)
Little Failure (02/05/14)
Orfeo (01/22/14)
The Goldfinch (11/06/13)
The Lowland (10/02/13)
Asunder (09/18/13)
Night Film (08/21/13)
Save Yourself (08/21/13)
TransAtlantic (06/05/13)
Overbooked (05/22/13)
A Map of Tulsa (04/17/13)
All That Is (04/03/13)
The Burgess Boys (04/03/13)
Salt Sugar Fat (04/03/13)
The Forgiven (10/17/12)
Telegraph Avenue (09/19/12)
The Collective (08/08/12)
Homesick (07/25/12)
The Neruda Case (07/11/12)
Canada (05/30/12)
The Newlyweds (05/02/12)
By Blood (03/14/12)
Red Plenty (03/14/12)
Running the Rift (01/11/12)
Just My Type (11/17/11)

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