August 2013

My Education by Susan ChoiThis book was terrific, and terrifically sexy.

HHhH by Laurent Binet This book was stupendous for the first 200 pages, then suddenly I got sick of the conceit.

Praying Drunk by Kyle Minor Terrific stories, but man oh man is it bleak.

Dissident Gardens by Jonathan Lethem Absolutely his best novel.

The Solitude of Prime Numbers by Paolo Giordano Man, oh man, I do not get what the big deal is about this book. Snooze.

The People of Forever are not Afraid by Shani Boianjiu I feel like I know nothing about Israel. This book blew my mind completely.

Other People's Houses by Lore Segal She is one of my new favorite novelists.

The Reef by Edith Wharton Not as magnificent as her others, but still pretty damn good.

American Savage by Dan Savage Super fun and insightful.

We are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler My absolute favorite book of the summer. Should win prizes.