December 17, 2002 Book critic Maureen Corrigan lists her Best Books of 2002: The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold; The Dive from Clausen's Pier by Ann Packer; Atonement by Ian McEwan; Bad Blood by Lorna Sage; In the Devil's Snare by Mary Beth Norton; Teacher by Mark Edmundson; The Good Women of China by Xinran; Don't Tell Mama! edited by Regina Barreca; and I Don't Know How She Does It by Allison Pearson.
December 6, 2002 Book critic Maureen Corrigan's gift suggestions for the book lovers on your shopping list: A Loyal Character Dancer, by Qiu Xiaolong; The Shape of Water, by Andrea Camilleri, translated by Stephen Sartarelli; Detective Inspector Huss, by Helene Tursten, translated by Stephen T. Murray.
November 19, 2002 Book critic Maureen Corrigan reviews Child of My Heart by Alice McDermott (Farrar Straus & Giroux)
November 11, 2002 Book critic Maureen Corrigan reviews On Being Ill (The Paris Press) by Virginia Woolf. First published in 1925, this essay has been republished as an individual book.
October 23, 2002 Book Critic Maureen Corrigan reviews The Little Friend (Knopf) the second novel by Donna Tartt.
October 16, 2002 Book Critic Maureen Corrigan reviews Quentins(Dutton) the new novel by Maeve Binchy.
October 2, 2002 Book critic Maureen Corrigan reviews The Good Women of China: Hidden Voices (Pantheon) a collection of stories of real women in China taken from a call-in talk show in China by journalist Xinran. Xinran was host of the talk show.
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