All Book Reviews

  • A Most Wanted Man

    Spies, the "War on Terror," and personal failings converge in John le Carre's latest thriller.

  • American Lightning

    A riveting look at the 1910 bombing of the offices of the anti-union, anti-socialist L.A. Times.

  • The Heretic's Daughter

    A debut novel about the Salem witch trials draws on the author's own ancestry.

  • The Numerati

    How computers and data patterns are invading our lives.

  • Once They Hear My Name

    Korean-American adoptees talk about their experiences growing up in a predominantly Caucasian world.

  • The Given Day

    Dennis Lehane's ambitious new novel evokes a dark chapter of US history.

  • Moving to Higher Ground

  • We Bought A Zoo

    The true story of a young family that rescued a zoo.

  • A Map of Home

    A Palestinian-American teen is the narrator in this funny, moving, debut novel.

  • Baghdad at Sunrise

    A West Pointer's diary of his year in Baghdad.

  • Ms. Hempel Chronicles

    The teacher grows along with her students in this lovely novel-in-stories.

  • Hot, Flat, and Crowded

    New York Times columnist Tom Friedman exhorts us to unite to fight global warming and excess consumption.

  • The Wasted Vigil

    The pursuit of happiness and love in modern-day Afghanistan.

  • Serve the People

    A Chinese-American journalist steps into the heat and adventure of Beijing's kitchens.

  • Angel of Grozny

    Veteran Norwegian journalist ├ůsne Seierstad writes about mending the broken heart of Chechnya.

  • The poetry of memories

    Poet Donald Hall shares the contents of a life through his loves and losses.

  • Bombay Anna

    The true story of Anna of "The King and I."

  • My Father's Paradise

    A journalist learns to embrace the ancient roots of his past in Iraqi Kurdistan's Jewish community.

  • Indignation

    Philip Roth's new novel just rails against religion in 1950s America.

  • What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

    Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami writes about his love of long-distance running.