Oh why oh why had self mis-laid this issue. Apparently it lay discarded in self’s clothes closet for over a year. And today is a busy busy Monday (Mondays always are), but she just can’t help perusing the issue. And it turns out, there are so many interesting reviews!
Without further ado, here are a couple of books reviewed in the 26 September 2013 issue of The New York Review of Books:
- The Girl Who Loved Camellias: The Life and Legend of Marie Duplessis, by Julie Kavanagh (Knopf, $27.95)
- The Lady of the Camellias, by Alexandre Dumas fils, translated from the French by Liesl Schillinger (Penguin, $16.00)
- The Force of Things: A Marriage in War and Peace, by Alexander Stille (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $28.00)
- The Orphan Master’s Son, by Adam Johnson (Random House, $15.00)
- Calcutta: Two Years in the City, by Amit Chaudhuri (Knopf, $25.95)
- Subtle Bodies, by Norman Rush (Knopf, $26.95)
- Mortals, by Norman Rush
- Whites, by Norman Rush
- The Mystery of the Hanging Garden of Babylon: An Elusive World Wonder Traced, by Stephanie Dalley (Oxford University Press, $34.95)
Stay tuned, dear blog readers. Stay tuned.