Book Review

A Guardian Angel Recalls

By Willem Frederik Hermans; translated by David Colmer

The German invasion of Holland forms the background of a man’s struggle to find himself.


An occasional series in which writers speak for themselves.

Author Q&A

The therapist/choreographer celebrates her late husband, Alan Cheuse, in a new memoir.

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    The Heartbreak Bakery

    By A.R. Capetta

    An agender teen’s delicious Breakup Brownies accidentally work too well.

    Children’s Books

    Big new titles perfect for the littles.

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    This pleasant recollection from the affable rocker is light on revelations.

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    High Tension

    By John A. Riggs

    The electrifying tale of Roosevelt’s effort to light the land.

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    The Man Who Ate Too Much

    By John Birdsall

    This exemplary work gives voice to the closeted gay man behind the flashy gourmand.

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    This ambitious refugee/LGBTQ+ tale rewards patient readers.

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    Lean Your Loneliness Slowly Against Mine: A Novel

    By Klara Hveberg; translated by Alison McCullough

    A challenging, complex story of mathematics and misery.

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    An illuminating examination of enduring, aged texts.