Review Index

Abbott, Megan Die A Little

Abbs, Peter Voyaging Out

Acocella, Joan Twenty-Eight Artists and Two Saints

Adams, Poppy The Behaviour of Moths

Adler, Laure Marguerite Duras: A Life

Airth, Rennie River of Darkness

Alison, Rosie The Very Thought of You

Alvarez, Al The Writer’s Voice

Ansell, Neil Deep Country

Arnim, Elizabeth von Elizabeth and her German Garden

Arnim, Elizabeth von The Pastor’s Wife

Austen, Jane Emma

Austen, Jane Persuasion

Austen, Jane Sense and Sensibility

Auster, Paul The New York Trilogy

Baggini, Julian Complaint

Baker, Nicholson The Anthologist

Baker, Russell Growing Up

Barnes, Julian Nothing To Be Frightened Of

Basil, Priya The Obscure Logic of the Heart

Bausch, Richard Thanksgiving Night

Beard, Mary It’s a Don’s Life

Beauvoir, Simone de The Mandarins

Beauvoir, Simone de The Broken Woman

Bellow, Saul Herzog

Bennett, Alan The Uncommon Reader

Bolano, Roberto Last Evenings on Earth

Boll, Heinrich The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum

Bollas, Christopher The Infinite Question

Booy, Simon van The Secret Lives of People in Love

Boyd, William Restless

Boyd, William Waiting for Sunrise

Braddon, Mary Elizabeth Lady Audley’s Secret

Brampton, Sally Shoot the Damn Dog

Brooke, Anne Maloney’s Law

Brookner, Anita A Closed Eye

Brooks, Michael Thirteen Things That Don’t Make Sense

Brown, Andrew Brief Lives: Flaubert

Buchner, Georg Lenz

Burnett, Frances Hodgson The Shuttle

Bursey, Jeff Verbatim: A Novel

Byatt, A. S. Ragnarok

Bynum, Sarah Shun-lien Ms Hempel Chronicles

Cade, Jared Agatha Christie and the Eleven Missing Days

Cain, James M. The Postman Always Rings Twice

Campbell, Aifric On The Floor

Campbell, Aifric The Loss Adjustor

Camus, Albert The Plague

Capote, Truman In Cold Blood

Cappella, Anthony The Wedding Officer

Capus, Alex Leon and Louise

Carter, Angela Nights At The Circus

Carter, Angela Wise Children

Cartwright, Justin Other People’s Money

Cather, Willa A Lost Lady

Cather, Willa My Antonia

Cather, Willa My Mortal Enemy

Cather, Willa The Professor’s House

Chabon, Michael The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay

Chabon, Michael Maps and Legends: Reading and Writing Along the Borderlands

Chambers, Clare The Editor’s Wife

Cheryl, Kimberley Shattered Reality

Child, Lee Gone Tomorrow

Chodron, Pema When Things Fall Apart

Clapp, Susannah A Card From Angela Carter

Clezio, J M G le Wandering Star

Coe, Jonathan The Rain Before It Falls

Cohen, Lear Hagar The Grief of Others

Cohen, Rachel A Chance Meeting

Colette Cheri

Collins, William Wilkie No Name

Colwin, Laurie Family Happiness

Colwin, Laurie Happy All The Time

Cooke, Elizabeth The Damnation of John Donellan

Cooper, Jilly The Common Years

Corrigan, Maureen Leave Me Alone, I’m Reading

Crompton, Richmal Family Roundabout

Crystal, David, The Story of English in 100 Words

Cusk, Rachel Aftermath

Darwin, Emma The Mathematics of Love

Davies, Martin The Conjuror’s Bird

Delafield, E. M. The Diary of a Provincial Lady

Dennis, Patrick Auntie Mame

Dessaix, Robert Twilight of Love; Travels with Turgenev

Dickens, Charles Great Expectations

Dickens, Monica Mariana

Dickens, Monica My Turn to Make the Tea

Dimbleby, Josceline A Profound Secret

Dinesan, Izak ‘The Blank Page’

Dinnage, Rosemary One to One

Djebar, Assia Women of Algiers in their Apartments

Donoghue, Emma Room

Dunn, Mark Ella Minnow Pea

Duras, Marguerite La Douleur

Dyer, Geoff Out of Sheer Rage

Edric, Robert Salvage

Eliot, George Daniel Deronda

Ellis, Alice Thomas Fish, Flesh and Good Red Herring

Ellroy, James The Hilliker Curse

Eugenides, Jeffrey The Marriage Plot

Evans, Lissa Their Finest Hour and a Half

Fermor, Patrick Leigh A Time to Keep Silence

Fern, Fanny Ruth Hall

Fernyhough, Charles Pieces of Light; The New Science of Memory

Fiennes, William The Music Room

Fisher, Carrie Wishful Drinking

Fitzgerald, Penelope The Beginning of Spring

Flaubert, Gustave Madame Bovary

Ford, Ford Maddox The Good Soldier

Forest, Antonia Autumn Term

Forrest, Emma Your Voice in my Head

Forster, E. M. Where Angels Fear to Tread

Forster, Margaret Ladies’ Maid

Forster, Margaret Lost

Foster, Thomas C. How to Read Like a Professor

Fowles, John The French Lieutenant’s Woman

Franzen, Jonathan Freedom

French, Marilyn The Women’s Room

Freud, Esther Love Falls

Freudenberger, Nell The Dissident

Garcia, Cristina Dreaming in Cuban

Garfield, Simon Just My Type

Garner, Alan The Owl Service

Gaude, Laurent The House of Scorta

Gebbie, Vanessa The Coward’s Tale

Germain, Sylvie The Book of Nights

Gilbert, Dan Stumbling on Happiness

Gilbert, Elizabeth Committed

Glass, Julia The Whole World Over

Goethe, Wolfgang von Elective Affinities

Goodwin, Daisy My Last Duchess

Gottlieb, Eli Now You See Him

Goyder, Caroline The Star Qualities

Graham, Laurie The Importance of Being Kennedy

Greenberg, Michael Beg, Borrow, Steal: A Writer’s Life

Greene, Brian The Elegant Universe

Greene, Graham Our Man in Havana

Greene, Graham The End of the Affair

Grushin, Olga The Dream Life of Sukhanov

Gudenkauf, Heather These Things Hidden

Haasse, Helle S.  The Tea Lords 1   The Tea Lords

Haines, Kathryn Miller The War Against Miss Winter

Hamilton, Patrick The Slaves of Solitude

Hardie, Titania The House of the Wind

Harding, Georgina  Painter of Silence

Harding, Jeremy Mother Country

Hardwick, Elizabeth Sleepless Nights

Harris, Joanne Gentlemen and Players

Harris, Robert The Ghost

Hazzard, Shirley Transit of Venus

Hemingway, Ernest A Moveable Feast

Henkin, Joshua Matrimony

Henkin, Joshua The World Without You

Herrigen, Eugen Zen in the Art of Archery

Hesse, Hermann Siddhartha

Heyman, Kathryn Captain Starlight’s Apprentice

Hill, Susan Howards End is on the Landing

Hill, Susan The Woman in Black

Hodge, Joan Aiken The Private World of Georgette Heyer

Hoffmann, Alice Practical Magic

Hope, Anthony The Prisoner of Zenda

Howells, William Dean Indian Summer

Humbert, Fabrice The Origin of Violence

Humphreys, Helen The Reinvention of Love

Hustvedt, Siri What I Loved

Ibbotson, Eva The Dragonfly Pool

Jackson, Shirley Life Among the Savages

Jackson, Shirley The Haunting of Hill House

Jaffe, Rona The Best of Everything

James, E. L. Fifty Shades of Grey

James, Oliver Affluenza

James, Oliver Britain on the Couch

James, P. D. The Lighthouse

Jansson, Tove The Summer Book

Janzen, Beth The Enchanted House

Jones, Lloyd Mister Pip

Josipovici, Gabriel After and Making Mistakes

Josipovici, Gabriel A Life

Josipovici, Gabriel Everything Passes

Josipovici, Gabriel In A Hotel Garden

Josipovici, Gabriel Now

Josipovici, Gabriel Whatever Happened to Modernism?

Kafka, Franz Letter to the Father

Kaufmann, Paola The Sister

Kawabata, Yasunari Beauty and Sadness

Kellaway, Lucy In Office Hours

King, Stephen 11.22.63

Lafayette, Madame de The Princess of Cleves

Larsen, Reif The Selected Works of T. S. Spivet

Larsson, Steig The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Laski, Marghanita The Village

Latiolais, Michelle Widow

Lawrenson, Deborah Songs of Blue and Gold

Lawrenson, Deborah The Lantern

L’Engle, Madeleine A Wrinkle in Time

Lessing, Doris Under My Skin

Leroux, Gaston The Phantom of the Opera

Levine, Louise A Vision of Loveliness

Lewis, Jeffrey The Meritocracy Quartet

Lewis, Jeremy The Life and Times of Allen Lane

Lindbergh, Anne Morrow The Gift from the Sea

Lindsay, Joan Picnic at Hanging Rock

Lofthouse, Jacqui Bluethroat Morning

Macdonald, Ross The Galton Case and The Wycherley Woman

Madden, Deirdre Molly Fox’s Birthday

Maitland, Sara A Book of Silence

Makine, Andrei The Woman Who Waited

Malcolm, Janet The Silent Woman

Malcolm, Janet Two Lives

Marias, Javier All Souls

Markson, David Reader’s Block

Mason, Mary Ann and Ekman, Eve Mason Mothers on the Fast Track

Matar, Hisham Anatomy of a Disappearance

Maugham, Somerset Cakes and Ale

Maupassant, Guy de ‘Le Horla’

Maushart, Susan The Mask of Motherhood

Maxwell, William The Chateau

Mayne, Michael A Year Lost and Found

McCarthy, Mary The Group

McCullough, Colleen The Thorn Birds and comparison to Lolita

McDermott, Alice That Night

McElroy, Joseph Night Soul and Other Stories

McEwan, Ian On Chesil Beach

McGrath, Patrick Trauma

Merritt, Stephanie Real

Meyer, Stephenie Twilight

Miller, Henry Tropic of Cancer

Miller, Sue The Good Wife

Miller, Sue The Senator’s Wife

Mills, Mark House of the Hanged

Mills, Mark The Savage Garden

Modjeska, Drusilla The Orchard

Moore, Lorrie A Gate At The Stairs

Morano, Michele Grammar Lessons: Translating a Life in Spain

Morgan, Jude The Secret Life of William Shakespeare

Moriarty, Laura The Chaperone

Morton, Kate The House at Riverton

Mosley, Walter Devil in a Blue Dress

Muller, Herta The Passport

Munroe, Alice The View from Castle Rock(1) and  (2)

Myerson, Julie The Lost Child

Nabokov, Vladimir Lolita and comparison to the Thorn Birds and close commentary

Nattel, Lilian Web of Angels

Neill, Fiona The Secret Life of a Slummy Mummy

Neill, Robert Mist Over Pendle

Nerval, Gerard de Aurelia

Nicholson, William All The Hopeful Lovers

Nicholson, William The Secret Intensity of Everyday Life

Niffenegger, Audrey The Time Traveler’s Wife

Oates, Joyce Carol Mother Missing

Obama, Barack Dreams from my Father

Oliphant, Margaret Miss Marjoribanks

Orsenna, Erik The Indies Enterprise

Orwell, George 1984

Osler, Mirabel The Rain Tree; A Memoir

Ozick, Cynthia Heir to the Glimmering World

Pamuk, Orhan The Black Book and close commentary

Pamuk, Orhan The Museum of Innocence

Paretsky, Sara Hardball

Patchett, Anne State of Wonder

Paver, Michelle Dark Matter

Pearson, Allison I Don’t Know How She Does It

Peile, Anne Repeat It Today With Tears

Perkins, Emily The Forrests

Phillips, Adam On Balance

Phillips, Adam Going Sane

Phillips, Adam and Taylor, Barbara On Kindness

Phinn, Gervaise The Other Side of the Dales

Picardie, Justine Daphne

Plante, Lynda le Silent Scream

Powell, Dawn Dance Night

Powell, Julie Julie & Julia

Prevost, Abbe Manon Lescaut

Priest, Christopher The Prestige

Prose, Francine Reading Like A Writer

Pullinger, Kate Mistress of Nothing

Pullman, Philip The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ

Pym, Barbara Excellent Women and A Glass of Blessings

Queiros, Eca de The Crime of Father Amaro

Rand, Ayn The Fountainhead

Rayne, Sarah Ghost Song

Reeve, Philip Mortal Engines

Reichl, Ruth Not Becoming My Mother; and other things she taught me along the way

Rich, Simon Elliot Allagash

Rilke, Rainer Maria The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge

Roe, Dinah The Rossettis in Wonderland

Roe, Dinah (interview)

Roiphe, Katie Uncommon Arrangements

Roth, Philip The Human Stain and close reading

Rowlands, Mark Fame

Rowling, J. K. The Harry Potter Books

Rubenfeld, Jed The Interpretation of Murder

Runcie, James Sidney Chambers and the Shadow of Death

Rushdie, Salman The Enchantress of Florence

Russo, Richard That Old Cape Magic

Sage, Lorna Bad Blood

Salter, James Light Years

Sand, George Indiana

Sarton, May The Small Room

Schulman, Alix Kates Drinking the Rain

Sheldon, Sidney Master of the Game

Shelley, Mary Frankenstein

Shields, Carol Unless

Shriver, Lionel Double Fault

Shriver, Lionel We Need To Talk About Kevin

Sittenfeld, Curtis American Wife

Sittenfeld, Curtis Prep

Smith, Ali Girl Meets Boy

Smith, Ali There But For The

Smith, Jonathan The Learning Game

Smith, Robert Rowland Breakfast with Socrates

Smith, Stevie Novel on Yellow Paper

Soiseth, Alexandra Choosing You: Deciding to Have a Baby on My Own

Spark, Muriel The Finishing School

Spark, Muriel The Only Problem

Speller, Elizabeth The Return of Captain John Emmett

St John, Madeleine The Women in Black

Staal, Stephanie Reading Woman

Stein, Gertrude The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas

Stothard, Anna The Pink Hotel

Stott, Rebecca Ghostwalk

Stovell, Sarah Mothernight

Strout, Elizabeth Olive Kitteridge

Summerscale, Kate Mrs Robinson’s Disgrace

Susann, Jacqueline Valley of the Dolls

Sutcliff, Rosemary Arthurian Trilogy

Sutherland, Kate All In Together Girls

Swift, Katherine The Morville Hours

Tarkington, Booth The Magnificent Ambersons

Thompson, John Merchants of Culture (1) (2) (3)

Thompson, Laura Agatha Christie; An English Mystery

Thornton, Rosy Crossed Wires

Thornton, Rosy Hearts and Minds

Thornton, Rosy Ninepins

Thornton, Rosy The Tapestry of Love

Thorpe, Adam Between Each Breath

Toews, Miriam The Flying Troutmans

Toibin, Colm New Ways to Kill Your Mother; Writers and their Families

Tolstoy, Leo The Kreuzer Sonata

Tomalin, Claire Katherine Mansfield

Tompkins, Jane A Life in School; What the Teacher Learned

Toussaint, Jean-Philippe The Truth About Marie

Trollope, Anthony Miss Mackenzie

Tyler, Anne Digging to America

Unsworth, Barry Land of Marvels

Updike, John Marry Me

Updike, John Rabbit, Run

Upson, Nicola An Expert in Murder

Vigan, Delphine de Underground Time

Vine, Barbara A Dark Adapted Eye

Vernon, Roland The Maestro’s Voice

Waal, Edmund de The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance

Wagner, Erica Seizure

Walls, Jeannette The Glass Castle

Ward, Amanda Eyre How To Be Lost

Warner, Marina Phantasmagoria

Waters, Sarah The Little Stranger

Weldon, Fay The Spa Decameron

Wells, Gully The House in France

Wells, Rebecca Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

Wharton, Edith Hudson River Bracketed

Wharton, Edith The Glimpses of the Moon

Wharton, Edith The Mother’s Recompense

Whitehouse, Lucie The Bed I Made

Wiggins, Marianne The Shadow Catcher

Williams, Polly The Rise and Fall of a Yummy Mummy

Winman, Sarah When God Was A Rabbit

Winterson, Jeanette Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?

Winterson, Jeanette Sexing the Cherry

Wolf, Naomi Misconceptions

Wolfe, Tom I Am Charlotte Simmons 1 and I Am Charlotte Simmons 2

Wolitzer, Meg The Ten-Year Nap

Woolf, Virginia Orlando

Zanganeh, Lila Adam Nabokov: The Enchanter and Happiness

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