Book Review

Lovely, Dark, Deep: Stories

By Joyce Carol Oates

The prolific master storyteller doesn’t disappoint with her latest dazzling collection.

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The seventh volume of Martin Luther King Jr.’s papers highlights King’s impact on civil rights and John F. Kennedy’s administration.

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The Dog: A Novel

By Joseph O’Neill

This much-anticipated follow-up novel falls far short of its predecessor.

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Hear that? According to this engaging new book, it’s all part of the plan.

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Richard Ford’s much-loved Frank Bascombe is back for a fourth turn, and he’s as cranky, introspective, judgmental, unapologetically Democratic, and wise as ever.

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Twilight of the Eastern Gods

By Ismail Kadare (translated by David Bellos)

Blending the personal and political, this book reveals one writer’s experiences in a prestigious Soviet Union graduate school.

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Splinters (The Prospero Chronicles)

By F.J.R. Titchenell and Matt Carter

Strong characters and an ambitious plot make for an engaging — if uneven — debut novel.

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This comprehensive new biography paints a vivid, well-rounded portrait of America’s finest showman.