Critical Notes

Roundup: Debuts by Lysley Tenorio and Keija Parssinen, “Cuckoo’s Nest” at 50, more

By Mark Athitakis

Laura Collins-Hughes reviews Lysley Tenorio’s debut story collection, Monstress, for the Boston Globe.

Steve Weinberg reviews Keija Parssinen’s novel The Ruins of Us for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

David Duhr reviews Alan Lightman’s novel Mr. g for the Dallas Morning News.

Carolyn Kellogg considers Ken Kesey’s One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest on its 50th anniversary at the Los Angeles Times.

Balakian winner Wyatt Mason has been named Consulting Editor at Large for Yale University Press’ Margellos World Republic of Letters, its series for literature in translation.

Jane Ciabattari reviews Ramon Ausubel’s novel No One Is Here Except All of Us for the New York Times Book Review.

Adam Kirsch reviews Joseph Roth: A Life in Letters for Tablet.

Jeffrey Ann Goudie reviews Krys Lee’s story collection Drifting House for the Kansas City Star.

Eric Banks reviews Edward St. Aubyn’s Patrick Melrose novels for Bookforum.

Maureen Corrigan reviews Hilma Wolitzer’s novel An Available Man for

Gerald Bartell reviews Robert Harris’ thriller The Fear Index for the San Francisco Chronicle.

Parul Sehgal reviews Jeanette Winterson’s memoir Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? For Bookforum.

Michael O’Donnell reviews Adam Sisman’s biography An Honourable Englishman: The Life of Hugh Trevor-Roper for the Washington Monthly.

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