Book Review


By Nadia Owusu

Mapping and mining the topography of grief.


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

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    I Came All This Way to Meet You: Writing Myself Home

    By Jami Attenberg

    A now-successful author’s witty reflection on decades of struggle.

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    An erudite, thoughtful collection from a master of the form.

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    Defenestrate: A Novel

    By Renée Branum

    Family drama is portrayed to magnetic effect in this outstanding debut.


    An occasional series in which writers speak for themselves.

    Author Q&A

    The debut memoirist talks dancing, diplomacy, and the universality of art.

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    A former officer of the court reveals that justice is hardly blind.

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    The Latinist: A Novel

    By Mark Prins

    This cerebral thriller will keep you on the edge of your seat — and make you want to pull out that old copy of Wheelock’s Latin.

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    Yellow Wife

    By Sadeqa Johnson

    A sobering, graphically violent story of a light-skinned slave struggling to survive in the 19th-century South.