Critical Notes: Jonathan Galassi, Kate Walbert, Etgar Keret, and more

by Carmela Ciuraru | Jun-29-2015

Bharti Kirchner reviews "Midnight’s Furies: The Deadly Legacy of India’s Partition," by Nisid Hajari, for the Seattle Times.

Denise Low reviews Richard Siken’s War of the Foxes (Copper Canyon) and Amy Gersler’s Scattered at Sea (Penguin) for the Kansas City Star.

Rayyan Al-Shawaf reviews "Muse," by Jonathan Galassi, for the Miami Herald.

Ellen Akins reviews Julie Iromuanya's debut novel, "Mr. and Mrs. Doctor," for the Minneapolis Star Tribune.


Parul Kapur Hinzen reviews Padma Viswanathan's new novel, "The Ever After of Ashwin Rao," for The Rumpus.

Michael Magras reviews "Lanterne Rouge: The Last Man in the Tour de France," by Max Leonard, for the Star Tribune.


Marion Winik on Dean Bakopoulos and Christian Grey for Newsday.

Paul Wilner on "The Cartel," by Don Winslow, for the San Francisco Chronicle.

NBCC Board member Carmela Ciuraru's June "Newly Released" column for the New York Times.

Joe Peschel reviews Kate Walbert's "The Sunken Cathedral," for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Julia M. Klein reviews Etgar Keret's "The Seven Good Years" for the Chicago Tribune.




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