by Eric Liebetrau | Dec-15-2014
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Heather Scott Partington reviews "Our Secret Life in the Movies" by Michael McGriff and J.M. Tyree.
In the Jewish Daily Forward, Julia M. Klein reviews Jonathan Petropoulos's "Artists Under Hitler."
Mark Sarvas reviews "Wittgenstein Jr," the fourth novel by Lars Iyer.
"‘Bomb: The Author Interviews’ doesn’t capture magazine’s signature voice," from Michael Lindgren.
Benjamin Woodard reviews Nell Zink's "The Wallcreeper" for Numero Cinq Magazine.
For the LA Review of Books, Jon Wiener interviews Richard Ford about "Decommissioned Words" in "Let Me Be Frank with You."
Julie Hakim Azzam reviews "Skylight," a posthumously novel by Nobel Prize recipient, José Saramago.
Carl Rollyson reviews Richard Zoglin's biography of Bob Hope.
Marian Ryan reviews the new Jenny Erpenbeck novel, "The End of Days," at the LA Review.
In the Brooklyn Rail, John Domini reviews Blake Butler's "300,000,000."
Ron Slate reviews "Windows on the World: 50 Writers, 50 Views," by Matteo Pericoli.
Matthew Jakubowski conducts a one-question interview with "The Wallcreeper" author Nell Zink for the Paris Review's blog.
Tweed's editor and NBCC member Randy Rosenthal recently reviewed Karen Armstrong's Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence, The End of War by John Horgan, Dreamers of the Absolute by Anna Sun, and The Street of Thieves by Mathias Énard, all on the Tweed's Book Blog.
Robert Birnbaum offers his fourth annual Holiday Coffee Table Book Array.
NBCC board member Karen Long reviews Hector Tobar's "Deep Down Dark."
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