Julia M. Klein reviews Ha Jin’s novel Nanjing Requiem for Obit magazine.
Chelsea Philpot reviews Laini Taylor’s novel Daughter of Smoke and Bone for the New York Times Book Review.
Jordan Smith reviews John Diggins’ Why Niebuhr Now?, a study of the work of theologian Reinhold Niebuhr, at Slate, and Stephen Pinker’s The Better Angels of Our Nature for the Christian Science Monitor.
Jim Carmin reviews Robert Morgan’s Lions of the West: Heroes and Villains of the Westward Expansion for the Minneapolis Star-Tribune.
Lev Grossman reviews Claire Tomalin’s biography of Charles Dickens at Time.
Should you ghostwrite a book for your therapist? Sue Shapiro considers the matter at the New York Times’ Opinionator blog.
Maureen Corrigan revisits the work of Jack Finney, author of Invasion of the Body Snatchers, at NPR.org.
Rayyan Al-Shawaf reviews Steve Inskeep’s Instant City: Life and Death in Karachi for the Christian Science Monitor.
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