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Book Review: Celebrate National Reading Month (Part One) with The Book Lovers’ Companion: What to Read Next

Capping off NEA’s National Reading Month, The Book Lovers' Companion offers a treasure trove of rewarding reads from classics to bestsellers, plus some obscure gems. Read More »

Book Review: A Short History of the Short Story: Western and Asian Traditions by Gulnaz Fatma, MA, MBA

A Short History of the Short Story is informative, fascinating, and a true addition to the understanding of world literature. Read More »

Book Review: The Fall of the Stone City by Ismail Kadare

Albanian author Ismail Kadare's latest novel translated into English adds to a body of work that may earn him a Nobel Prize. Read More »

Book Review: The Devil in the Flesh by Raymond Radiguet

Narcissistic teenager engages in affair with wife of a French soldier during the First World War. Read More »

Book Review: My Friend Jesus Christ by Lars Husum

Modern day up-and-coming psychopath's road of redemption begins after striking Jesus in the head with an ashtray. Read More »

Book Review: Cain by José Saramago

José Saramago's last novel, now translated into English, is an indictment of God based on using Old Testament. Read More »

Book Review: After Midnight by Irmgard Keun

Slim novel effectively portrays life in pre-war Nazi Germany through the eyes of a young ingenue. Read More »

Book Review: Pereira Maintains by Antonio Tabucchi

Literary device helps drive allegorical tale amidst Portugal's society and authoritarian government in 1938. Read More »

Book Review: The Secret of Wilhelm Storitz: The First English Translation of Verne’s Original Manuscript by Jules Verne

First English translation of original Jules Verne manuscript appears a century after being written. Read More »

Book Review: Death as a Side Effect by Ana María Shua

Traditional conflicts and contemporary issues drive novel set in a dystopian near-future Buenos Aires. Read More »