Tag: book review

Nostalgia for the 1939 World’s Fair

Yona Zeldis McDonough chats with author Susie Orman Schnall about her entertaining new summer read, “We Came Here to Shine”.

Is Rape a Crime? A Conversation with Michelle Bowdler

Michelle Bowdler talks to Fiction Editor Yona Zeldis McDonough about what her book Is Rape a Crime: A Memoir, an Investigation and a Manifesto has meant for her—and what she hopes it will mean to others. 

Three Characters, Three Storylines, and Three Time Periods

The Book Of V (Henry Holt, $27.99) is nothing if not ambitious—three main characters, three storylines and three wildly divergent time periods—and yet novelist Anna Solomon manages to weave all three together with an effortlessness that belies the profound nature of her fictional probing. 

A Debut Novel About Family

What constitutes a good mother? A good father? A good daughter? A normal life? These are questions posed by R.L. Maizes in her compelling debut novel Other People’s Pets.