NPR: Book Reviews Summary judgment on books of note, from NPR personalities, independent booksellers and critics from across the public-radio spectrum.
John Edgar Wideman's 'Fanon,' A Novel Biography
Darkness and Light in 'The Secret Garden'
'Brooklyn' Renders an Imperfect World, Perfectly
Novelist Susan Choi, Creating 'A Person of Interest'
Michael Chabon: Charmed by a Dashing Brigadier
'Life Class' Follows Art Student to WWI Battlefields
Sue Miller's 'The Senator's Wife,' Polling Well
Melodrama, Terror Propel New Grisham, King Books
Geraldine Brooks' 'People of the Book'
'Father's Law' a Reflection of Wright's Masterpieces
In Dark Winter, Chekhov Brings Comfort and Joy
13 Stories at the Heart of Los Angeles
Judith Freeman's 'The Long Embrace'
'Mister Pip' Brings Dickens Tale to the South Pacific