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THE HONEYMOON

Dinitia Smith
Other
ISBN 978-1590517789
415 pages
$26.95

Reviewed by Anne Boyd Rioux, who is a professor at the University of New Orleans and the author of "Constance Fenimore Woolson: Portrait of a Lady Novelist."

In her ...Read more

THE FOX WAS EVER THE HUNTER

Herta Muller and Translated from the German by Philip Boehm
Metropolitan
ISBN 978-0805093025
237 pages
$28

Reviewed by Linda Kinstler, who is a Marshall Scholar at the University of Cambridge and a contributing writer at Politico ...Read more

REDEMPTION ROAD

John Hart
Thomas Dunne_St Martin's
ISBN 978-0312380366
417 pages
$27.99

Reviewed by Dennis Drabelle, who is a former mysteries editor of The Washington Post Book World. He lives in Asheville, N.C.

The numbers are in. The ...Read more

HEAT & LIGHT

Jennifer Haigh
Ecco
ISBN 978-0061763298
430 pages
$26.99

Reviewed by Jon Michaud, who is a novelist and the head librarian at the Center for Fiction.

Few subjects in contemporary American life would seem riper for a big ...Read more

PLOTS

Robert L Belknap
Columbia
ISBN 978-0231177825
151 pages
$30

Reviewed by Michael Dirda, who reviews each Thursday in The Washington Post Style and is the author, most recently, of "Browsings: A Year of Reading, Collecting, and ...Read more

YOU MAY ALSO LIKE: Taste in an Age of Endless Choice

Tom Vanderbilt
Knopf
ISBN 978-0307958242
305 pages
$26.95

Reviewed by Lisa Zeidner

You know that when you search for the best price on shoes or a dishwasher or a hotel online, Google is watching you. But so are armies of ...Read more

SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY

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Reviewed by Nancy Hightower

Fans of Shirley Jackson are sure to savor Andrew Michael Hurley's Gothic horror novel "The Loney" (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $25). The tale is set mostly on Britain's ...Read more

ANIMAL INTERNET: Nature and the Digital Revolution

Alexander Pschera
New Vessel
ISBN 978-1939931337
207 pages
$14.95

Reviewed by Megan McDonough

When you hear the words "animal" and "Internet," what is the first thought that comes to mind? Sneezing Panda? Pizza Rat? ...Read more

VALIANT AMBITION: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution

Nathaniel Philbrick
Viking
ISBN 978-0525426783
427 pages
$30

Reviewed by Carol Berkin

Nathaniel Philbrick knows how to tell a good tale. In "Valiant Ambition," he tells not one but three of them. The first is an account of ...Read more

THE NAZI HUNTERS

Andrew Nagorski
Simon and Schuster
ISBN 978-1476771861
393 pages
$30

Reviewed by Jonathan Kirsch

Ten top-ranking Nazis were sent to the gallows in 1946 by the international war crimes tribunal in Nuremberg. Many more ...Read more

PORCELAIN: A Memoir

Moby
The Penguin Press
ISBN 978-1594206429
406 pages
$28

Reviewed by Michael Lindgren

"Sitting in my mother's Chevy Vega, I imagined a gleaming city a lifetime away from the parking lot," writes techno musician Moby at the ...Read more

THE MIRACLE ON MONHEGAN ISLAND

Elizabeth Kelly
Liveright
ISBN 978-1631491795
325 pages
$25.95

Reviewed by Wendy Smith

Dysfunctional families are Elizabeth Kelly's stock in trade. Her first two novels,"Apologize, Apologize!" and "The Last Summer of the ...Read more

TRIBE: On Homecoming and Belonging

Sebastian Junger
Twelve
ISBN 978-1455566389
168 pages
$22

Reviewed by Philip Caputo

Sebastian Junger begins his new book, "Tribe," with an observation about a peculiar phenomenon in frontier America: From the late 17th to ...Read more

THE DA VINCI CODE: The Young Adult Adaptation

Dan Brown
Delacorte
ISBN 978-1524715823
na pages
$18.99

Reviewed by Ron Charles

Dan Brown will publish a special edition of "The Da Vinci Code" for young adults in September.

The only real mystery might be what took...Read more

THE NOISE OF TIME

Julian Barnes
Knopf
ISBN 978-1101947241
201 pages
$25.95

Reviewed by Anne Midgette

Reading a novel about a historical character is like finding snapshots in someone else's photo album of a party you attended. There's ...Read more

LETTERS OF A DEAD MAN

Prince Hermann von Puckler-Muskau and Edited and translated from the German by Linda B Parshall
Dumbarton Oaks
ISBN 978-0-88402-411-8
751 pages
$75

Reviewed by Michael Dirda, who reviews each Thursday in The Washington Post Style ...Read more

CITY OF SECRETS

Stewart O'Nan
Viking
ISBN 978-0670785964
194 pages
$22

Reviewed by Louis Bayard, who is the author of the forthcoming novel "Lucky Strikes."

In the Jerusalem of 1945, he's known as Yossi: a shrewd, agreeable taxi driver ...Read more

LAROSE

Louise Erdrich
Harper
ISBN 978-0062277022
384 pages
$27.99

Reviewed by Ron Charles, who is the editor of The Washington Post Book World. You can follow him on Twitter @RonCharles.

Louise Erdrich's new novel, "LaRose," ...Read more

EVERYONE BRAVE IS FORGIVEN

Chris Cleave
Simon and Schuster
ISBN 978-1501124372
424 pages
$26.99

Reviewed by David L. Ulin, a former book editor and book critic for the Los Angeles Times, is the author of "Sidewalking: Coming to Terms with Los Angeles."

...Read more

SOLEMN

Kalisha Buckhanon
St Martin's
ISBN 978-1250091598
296 pages
$25.99

Reviewed by Kim McLarin, who is an associate professor at Emerson College and the author of "Divorce Dog: Men, Motherhood and Midlife."

A young girl goes ...Read more

 

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