A peek at what's coming up in the Independent this week.


    A recap of the books we’ve spotlighted in the past few days.

      Book Review

      The Fifth Letter: A Novel

      By Nicola Moriarty

      An intriguing premise isn’t enough to carry this uneven story of friendship gone wrong.

      Poetry Review

      A monthly feature that looks at books of and about poetry.

      Book Review

      Looking for a deep dive into all things Teutonic? Keep looking.

      Author Q&A

      In his new book, Unwarranted, a law professor makes the case for "democratic policing."

      Washington, DC

      Book Review

      Mr Iyer Goes to War

      By Ryan Lobo

      This splendid novel set in modern-day India tips its hat to a tilting-at-windmills classic.


      The Deaf Poets Society

      By Vanessa Mallory Kotz

      Enjoy a reading and exhibition opening at the Writer’s Center in Bethesda, MD, on Feb. 26th.

      Book Review

      The Fortunate Ones: A Novel

      By Ellen Umansky

      A riveting exploration of love and loss in a quest to find a missing work of art.