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Randon Billings Noble reviews Maggie Nelson's “The Argonauts.”
Elizabeth Alexander's “The Light of the World: A Memoir,” reviewed by Carol Iaciofano.
“'One Of Us' Examines The Damaged Inner Terrain Of Norwegian Mass Shooter.” Maureen Corrigan discusses Asne Seierstad's new book.
In the New York Journal of Books, Laverne Frith reviews Nathaniel Mackey's “Blue Fasa.”
Michelle Newby reviews Attica Locke's “Pleasantville.”
At Kirkus.com, Gerald Bartell interviews A. Brad Schwartz.
At the Brooklyn Rail, Leora Skolkin-Smith interviews Andrea Scrima.
NBCC Balakian finalist Ruth Franklin on the reissue of Shirley Jackson's “Life Among the Savages” and “Raising Demons.”
Sheri J. Caplan reviews Sally Mann's “Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs.”
Lori Feathers reviews “Baboon” by Naja Marie Aidt, part of the “Why This Book Should Win” series for the 2015 Best Translated Book Award. Feathers also reviews “The Vegetarian” by Han Kang. In addition, Feathers reviews Sergey Gandlevsky’s “Trepanation of the Skull.”
“‘Look Who’s Back,’ With a Resurrected Adolf Hitler,” by Daniel Torday.
NBCC awardee William H. Gass' “Middle C” wins William Dean Howells award for best novel in past 5 years, from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
Carl Rollyson reviews “Young Eliot,” by Robert Crawford.