Book Reviews

DRAGONFLY NOTES: On Distance and Loss by Anne Panning

Leave No Trace by Mindy Mejia

Lake Success by Gary Shteyngart

The Middleman by Olen Steinhauer

BOOM TOWN: The Fantastical Saga of Oklahoma City, Its Chaotic Founding, Its Apocalyptic Weather, Its Purloined Basketball Team, and the Dream of Becoming a World-class Metropolis
by Sam Anderson

The Graybar Hotel: Stories by Curtis Dawkins

Crossing the River Kabul by Kevin McLean

Twist of the Knife by Becky Masterman

The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Innocents and Others by Dana Spiotta

The Rumpus Sunday Interview with Vanessa Blakeslee

Fortune Smiles by Adam Johnson

Shame and Wonder by David Searcy

Juventud by Vanessa Blakeslee

In Wilderness by Diane Thomas

Bad Karma in the Big Easy by D.J. Donaldson

Good Cop, Bad Daughter: Memoirs of an Unlikely Police Officer by Karen Lynch

Leaving the Pink House by Ladette Randolph

Train Shots by Vanessa Blakeslee

Shepherd: A Memoir by Richard Gilbert

The Word Exchange: A Novel by Alena Graedon

The Ogallala Road: A Memoir of Love and Reckoning by Julene Bair

The Other Side of Paradise: Life in the New Cuba by Julia Cooke

The Weight of Blood by Laura McHugh

The Tyrant’s Daughter by J.C. Carleson

Handling the Truth: on the Writing of Memoir by Beth Kephart

The Telling Room: A Tale of Love, Betrayal, Revenge, and the World’s Greatest Piece of Cheese  By Michael Paterniti

The Blind Masseuse: A Traveler’s Memoir from Costa Rica to Cambodia by Alden Jones

The Days Are Gods by Liz Stephens

Moby-Duck:The True Story of 28,800 Bath Toys Lost at Sea and of the Beachcombers, Oceanographers,
Environmentalists, and Fools, Including the Author,
Who Went in Search of Them by Donovan Hohn

When the Killing’s Done by T.C Boyle

Stolen World: A Tale of Reptiles, Smugglers, and Skulduggery by Jennie Erin Smith

The Tenth Parallel: Dispatches from the Fault Line Between Christianity and Islam by Eliza Griswald

Even Silence has an End: My Six Years of Captivity in the Colombian Jungle by Ingrid Betancourt

Finders Keepers: A Tale of Archaeological Plunder and Obsession by Craig Childs

The Disappearing Spoon:And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements by Sam Kean

Roads to Quoz: An American Mosey by William Least Heat-Moon

At Large and At Small: Familiar Essays by Anne Fadiman

Heaven’s Coast by Mark Doty

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