Saturday, March 28, 2015
The New York Timees Sunday Book reviews
By HEIDI JULAVITS
Time loops and circles forward in the essays that make up Heidi Julavits's diary.
The author, most recently, of "The Harder They Come" is mad about nature writing: "I want to get inside the head of every creature in the world, even ants."
By JILL ALEXANDER ESSBAUM
The troubled heroine of this debut novel strays from her stable Zurich fold.
By THOMAS MCGUANE
Thomas McGuane's story collection, his first in nine years, returns to the untamed spaces of his native Montana.
By MATTHEW CARR
A journalist assesses claims about Sherman's March, and considers its later effects.
How to stay sane about college admissions, and how to make education more accessible.
By ALEJANDRO ZAMBRA. Translated by MEGAN McDOWELL.
Alejandro Zambra's stories draw from the age of computers and the legacy of Pinochet.
By JOSEPH KANON
In Joseph Kanon's thriller, a German-born American writer becomes a spy in Cold War East Berlin.
By RANDY BOYAGODA
A biography of the Rev. Richard John Neuhaus, an intellectual maverick of 20th-century Roman Catholicism.