Book Review

A Black family weathers its matriarch’s identity disorder in this mesmerizing debut.

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Crossroads: A Novel

By Jonathan Franzen

A 1970s Chicago family weathers change — personal, social, and spiritual — amid larger cultural upheaval.

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The Glass Hotel

By Emily St. John Mandel

This haunting literary triumph links memory and guilt, greed and ambition, desire and desperation.

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Jack: A Novel

By Marilynne Robinson

Whether or not you’ve read Gilead, the author’s latest work is a balm for the soul.

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Private Means: A Novel

By Cree LeFavour

This intelligent, absorbing story about class, privilege, and love takes the measure of life’s complexity.

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Fracture: A Novel

By Andrés Neuman; translated by Nick Caistor and Lorenza Garcia

A moving examination of love and human relationships in the face of calamity.

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The Murmur of Bees

By Sofía Segovia; translated by Simon Bruni

Love endures in this hypnotic Mexican tale of triumph, tragedy, and magic.

Book Review

The Glass Hotel: A Novel

By Emily St. John Mandel

This haunting literary triumph links memory and guilt, greed and ambition, desire and desperation.