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Our Week in Reviews: 6/22/24

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

    Demoiselles of Numidia

    Book Review

    Demoiselles of Numidia

    By Mohamed Leftah; translated by Lara Vergnaud

    Prostitutes and pimps navigate their world in 1990s Morocco.

    Parade: A Novel

    Book Review

    Parade: A Novel

    By Rachel Cusk

    A provocative, not wholly satisfying meditation on art.

    Poetry Review

    On Poetry: June 2024

    New collections to make life more lyrical.

    Book Review

    Chasing Beauty: The Life of Isabella Stewart Gardner

    How the creator of a popular Boston museum refined her artistic vision.

    Podcast

    Authors on Audio: Lynn Schmeidler

    An occasional series in which writers speak for themselves.

    Book Review

    Author Q&A

    An Interview with Caroline Leavitt

    The novelist talks process, podcasts, and Days of Wonder.

    Book Review

    Children’s Books

    Children’s Book Roundup: June 2024

    Big new titles perfect for the littles.

    Book Review

    The CIA: An Imperial History

    What did the spy service learn from colonialism?