Maureen Corrigan Maureen Corrigan is a book critic for Fresh Air.
The Year's Best Books: Mystery and Nonfiction
'View From Castle Rock': New Stories From Alice Munro
'The Lost,' A Holocaust Story
Nell Freudenberger: 'The Dissident'
'After This,' the Latest from Alice McDermott
'The Emperor's Children,' a Winning Novel from Messud
Novels from F.X. Toole, Pelecanos
Spillane's Mark on Detective Fiction
The Life of Henry Ward Beecher
'The Abortionist's Daughter'
Two Novels: Nemirovsky, Weber
'Stuart': A Homeless Man's Story
John Updike's Latest: 'Terrorist'
Peter Carey's 'Theft' Will Arrest Your Attention