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Jul 16, 2021
Sunjeev Sahota’s China Room, Matt Bell’s Appleseed, Anuk Arudpragasam’s A Passage North, Kristen Radtke’s Seek You, and The Letters of Shirley Jackson all feature among the Best Reviewed Books of the Week. Brought to you by Book Marks, Lit Hub’s “Rotten Tomatoes for books.”   Fiction 1. China Room by Sunjeev Sahota (Viking) 7 Rave • […]
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Jul 09, 2021
S. A. Cosby’s Razorblade Tears, Dana Spiotta’s Wayward, Helen Scales’ The Brilliant Abyss, and Michael Pollan’s This is Your Mind on Plants all feature among the Best Reviewed Books of the Week. Brought to you by Book Marks, Lit Hub’s “Rotten Tomatoes for books.”   Fiction 1. Razorblade Tears by S. A. Cosby (Flatiron) 9 […]
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Jul 02, 2021
Zakiya Dalila Harris’ The Other Black Girl, Brandon Taylor’s Filthy Animals, Doireann Ní Ghríofa’s A Ghost in the Throat, and Lawrence Wright’s The Plague Year all feature among the best reviewed books of the month. Brought to you by Book Marks, Lit Hub’s “Rotten Tomatoes for books.”   Fiction 1. The Other Black Girl by Zakiya […]
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Jun 18, 2021
Jonathan Lee’s The Great Mistake, Kai Bird’s The Outlier, Nathan Harris’ The Sweetness of Water, and Ruth Scurr’s Napoleon all feature among the Best Reviewed Books of the Week. Brought to you by Book Marks, Lit Hub’s “Rotten Tomatoes for books.”   Fiction 1. The Great Mistake by Jonathan Lee (Knopf) 4 Rave • 6 […]
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Jun 11, 2021
Rivka Galchen’s Everyone Knows You Mother Is a Witch, Lionel Shriver’s Should We Stay or Should We Go, Akwaeke Emezi’s Dear Senthuran, and Lawrence Wright’s The Plague Year all feature among the Best Reviewed Books of the Week. Brought to you by Book Marks, Lit Hub’s “Rotten Tomatoes for books.”   Fiction 1. Everyone Knows […]
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Jun 11, 2021
Today at 1PM (EST) from Columbia University in New York City (or, you know, various people’s living rooms), the winner of this year’s Pulitzer Prize for Fiction will be announced. As well as a check for a cool $15,000 dollars, the victor (if there is to be one; see 2012) will gain entry to a […]
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Jun 04, 2021
Sinead O’Connor’s Rememberings, Zakiya Dalila Harris’s The Other Black Girl, Kristen Arnett’s With Teeth, and Doireann Ní Ghríofa’s A Ghost in the Throat all feature among the Best Reviewed Books of the Week. Brought to you by Book Marks, Lit Hub’s “Rotten Tomatoes for books.”   Fiction 1. The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila […]
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May 28, 2021
Rachel Cusk’s Second Place, Joan Silber’s Secrets of Happiness, Alison Bechdel’s The Secret to Superhuman Strength, and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Notes on Grief all feature among the Best Reviewed Books of the Month. Brought to you by Book Marks, Lit Hub’s “Rotten Tomatoes for books.”   Fiction 1. Second Place by Rachel Cusk (FSG) 14 […]
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May 14, 2021
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s On Grief, Stacey Abrams’ While Justice Sleeps, Edmund de Waal’s Letters to Camondo, and Emily Henry’s People We Meet on Vacation all feature among the Best Reviewed Books of the Week. Brought to you by Book Marks, Lit Hub’s “Rotten Tomatoes for books.”   Fiction 1. People We Meet on Vacation by […]
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Dec 22, 2020
In a year this this bruising, this unrelenting grim, do we really need a list of vicious pans? Doesn’t this exercise in festive schadenfreude, now in its forth year, demean us all? Can’t we just let Woody Allen, Michael Cohen, and Lionel Shriver enjoy the holiday season in peace? The answers to those very reasonable […]
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Dec 18, 2020

Adrian Tomine’s The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Cartoonist, Joe Sacco’s Paying the Land, Derf Backderf’s Kent State, and Lauren Redniss’ Oak Flat all feature among the best reviewed graphic literature of 2020. Brought to you by Book Marks, Lit Hub’s “Rotten Tomatoes for books.”   1. The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Cartoonist by Adrian Tomine […]

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Dec 18, 2020

Elena Ferrante’s The Lying Life of Adults (trans. by Ann Goldstein), Isabel Allende’s A Long Petal of the Sea (trans. by Nick Caistor and Amanda Hopkinson), Sayaka Murata’s Earthlings (trans. by Ginny Tapley Takemori), and Samanta Schweblin’s Little Eyes (trans. by Megan McDowell) all feature among the best reviewed literature in translation of 2020. Brought […]

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Dec 17, 2020

Spare a thought for the class of 2020. With most of the year’s awards ceremonies being cancelled or moving online, there were very few red carpets, banquets rooms, or podiums for 2020’s prize-winning authors. Trophies, statuettes, plaques and medals were boxed up and mailed across the country. Speeches were made over zoom. Everyone was, I […]

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Dec 14, 2020

Tana French’s The Searcher, Don Winslow’s Broken, Ivy Pochoda’s These Women, and Liz Moore’s Long Bright River all feature among the best reviewed crime mystery and crime fiction of 2020. Brought to you by Book Marks, Lit Hub’s “Rotten Tomatoes for books.” * 1. The Searcher by Tana French (Viking) 10 Rave • 6 Positive […]

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Dec 11, 2020

Natalie Diaz’s Postcolonial Love Poem, Danez Smith’s Homie, Jorie Graham’s Runaway, and Margaret Atwood’s Dearly all feature among the best reviewed poetry collections of 2020. Brought to you by Book Marks, Lit Hub’s “Rotten Tomatoes for books.” * 1. Postcolonial Love Poem by Natalie Diaz (Graywolf) 17 Rave • 2 Positive Read a poem from […]

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Nov 25, 2020

Lauren Redniss’ Oak Flat, Deborah Madison’s An Onion in My Pocket, Kermit Pattison’s Fossil Men, Peter Godfrey-Smith’s Metazoa, and Robert Macfarlane’s Ghostways all feature among November’s best reviewed science, technology, and nature books. Brought to you by Book Marks, Lit Hub’s “Rotten Tomatoes for books.” * 1. Oak Flat: A Fight for Sacred Land in the American West […]

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Nov 20, 2020

Barack Obama’s A Promised Land, Robert Harris’ V2, Cynan Jones’ Stillicide, and Ismail Kadare’s The Doll all feature among the best reviewed books of the week. Brought to you by Book Marks, Lit Hub’s “Rotten Tomatoes for books.”   Fiction 1. Stillicide by Cynan Jones (Catapult) 6 Rave • 4 Positive • 1 Mixed Read an […]

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Nov 13, 2020

Danielle Evans’ The Office of Historical Corrections, Jonathan Lethem’s The Arrest, Jo Nesbø’s The Kingdom, and Celia Paul’s Self-Portrait all feature among the best reviewed books of the week. Brought to you by Book Marks, Lit Hub’s “Rotten Tomatoes for books.”   Fiction 1. The Office of Historical Corrections by Danielle Evans (Riverhead) 9 Rave • 1 […]

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Nov 06, 2020

Nicole Krauss’ To Be a Man, Megan Hunter’s The Harpy, Shirley Hazzard’s Collected Stories, and David Sedaris’ The Best of Meall feature among the best reviewed books of the week. Brought to you by Book Marks, Lit Hub’s “Rotten Tomatoes for books.”   Fiction 1. To Be a Man by Nicole Krauss (Harper) 11 Rave […]

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Oct 30, 2020

Jess Walter’s The Cold Millions, Bryan Washington’s Memorial, Martin Amis’ Inside Story, and Evan Osnos’ Joe Biden all feature among the best reviewed books of the week. Brought to you by Book Marks, Lit Hub’s “Rotten Tomatoes for books.”   Fiction 1. The Cold Millions by Jess Walter (Harper) 10 Rave • 1 Positive • 1 […]

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Oct 30, 2020

As the story goes, eighteen-year-old Mary Shelley came up with the idea for Frankenstein one dreary summer night in 1816 while she and the poet Percy Shelley (her then lover, later husband), were vacationing in the Swiss Alps with Lord Byron, who suggested that they pass the time by each writing their own ghost story. “Perhaps […]

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Oct 16, 2020

Xiaolu Guo’s A Lover’s Discourse, Rebecca Roanhorse’s Black Sun, David Leavitt’s Shelter in Place, and Craig Brown’s 150 Glimpses of the Beatles all feature among the best reviewed books of the week. Brought to you by Book Marks, Lit Hub’s “Rotten Tomatoes for books.”   Fiction 1. A Lover’s Discourse by Xiaolu Guo (Grove Press) 5 Rave • […]

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Oct 09, 2020

Tana French’s The Searcher, Rumaan Alam’s Leave the World Behind, Phil Klay’s Missionaries, and V. E. Schwab’s The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue all feature among the Best Reviewed Books of the Week. Brought to you by Book Marks, Lit Hub’s “Rotten Tomatoes for books.”   Fiction 1. Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam […]

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Oct 02, 2020
Marilynne Robinson’s Jack, Nick Hornby’s Just Like You, Matt Haig’s The Midnight Library, and Mariah Carey’s The Meaning of Mariah Carey all feature among the Best Reviewed Books of the Week. Brought to you by Book Marks, Lit Hub’s “Rotten Tomatoes for books.”   Fiction 1. Jack by Marilynne Robinson 10 Rave • 5 Positive • 5 […]
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Sep 30, 2020
Wade Davis’ Magdalena, Aimee Nezhukumatathil’s World of Wonders, Jill Lepore’s If Then, Jenny Kleeman’s Sex Robots and Vegan Meat, and Richard Seymour’s The Twittering Machineall feature among September’s best reviewed science, technology, and nature books. Brought to you by Book Marks, Lit Hub’s “Rotten Tomatoes for books.” 1. Magdalena: River of Dreams: A Story of Colombia by […]
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