Book World

‘Panic in a Suitcase,’ by Yelena Akhtiorskaya
A comic novel about a great Ukrainian poet and his extended family in the United States.
 
New science fiction and fantasy for July
(The Washington Post, July 22, 2014; 5:28 PM)
 
Review: ‘Time of the Locust,’ by Morowa Yejidé
(The Washington Post, July 22, 2014; 5:24 PM)
 
Book review: ‘Happy Clouds, Happy Trees’
(The Washington Post, July 22, 2014; 12:40 PM)
 
Review of ‘Red or Dead’: Liverpool’s Bill Shankly, the Odysseus of Anfield
(The Washington Post, July 21, 2014; 7:33 PM)
 
Review of ‘Care and Management of Lies’: In the trenches of the human spirit at wartime
(The Washington Post, July 20, 2014; 7:20 PM)
 
Lena Dunham wants America to read her memoir, though ‘Girls’ star will bypass D.C.
(The Washington Post, July 18, 2014; 8:15 PM)
 
Book review: ‘Rogue Elephant,’ on the power of India’s unruly democracy, by Simon Denyer
(The Washington Post, July 18, 2014; 6:05 PM)
 
Book review: ‘The Fantastic Laboratory of Dr. Wiegl,’ by Arthur Allen
(The Washington Post, July 18, 2014; 6:04 PM)
 
Book review: ‘Unreasonable Men,’ on progressive politics, by Michael Wolraich
(The Washington Post, July 18, 2014; 6:03 PM)
 
‘The Architecture of Diplomacy: The British Ambassador’s Residence in Washington’
(The Washington Post, July 18, 2014; 6:00 PM)
 
Book review: ‘The New Biographical Dictionary of Film’ and ‘Not to be Missed’
(The Washington Post, July 18, 2014; 11:47 AM)
 
Book review: ‘The Intel Trinity,’ on the men who built Intel, by Michael S. Malone
(The Washington Post, July 18, 2014; 9:49 AM)
 
‘Paper Lantern’ and ‘Ecstatic Cahoots,’ by Stuart Dybek
(The Washington Post, July 17, 2014; 6:16 PM)
 
Science fiction: ‘The Madonna and the Starship,’ by James Morrow
(The Washington Post, July 16, 2014; 5:18 PM)
 
‘How to Tell Toledo From the Night Sky,’ by Lydia Netzer
(The Washington Post, July 15, 2014; 7:21 PM)
 
Harper Lee objects to new book about her by Marja Mills
(The Washington Post, July 15, 2014; 6:11 PM)
 
‘California,’ by Edan Lepucki
(The Washington Post, July 15, 2014; 4:42 PM)
 
Brando Skyhorse’s memoir of surviving his wacky mother is harrowing and humorous
(The Washington Post, July 14, 2014; 6:10 PM)
 
Nadine Gordimer on the writing life
(The Washington Post, July 14, 2014; 5:41 PM)
 
Book review: ‘Dry Bones in the Valley,’ exciting debut thriller by Tom Bouman
(The Washington Post, July 13, 2014; 7:38 PM)
 
Book review: ‘Blood Sport,’ baseball drug woes, by Tim Elfrink and Gus Garcia-Roberts
(The Washington Post, July 11, 2014; 4:23 PM)
 
Book review: ‘The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food,’ by Dan Barber
(The Washington Post, July 11, 2014; 4:22 PM)
 
Book review: ‘Flight 232: A Story of Disaster and Survival,’ by Laurence Gonzalez
(The Washington Post, July 11, 2014; 4:21 PM)
 
Book review: ‘War of the Whales,’ by Joshua Horwitz
(The Washington Post, July 11, 2014; 4:21 PM)
 
In ‘A Window on Eternity,’ E.O. Wilson reflects on the fate of the environment
(The Washington Post, July 11, 2014; 4:20 PM)
 
The most mesmerizing stars of Hollywood’s oldies but goodies
(The Washington Post, July 11, 2014; 12:34 PM)
 
Sally O’Reilly’s ‘Dark Aemilia’ is a special treat for Shakespeare lovers
(The Washington Post, July 11, 2014; 11:59 AM)
 
Voyage-tales collection blends atypical narrative, history
(The Washington Post, July 10, 2014; 6:17 PM)
 
Michael Dirda reviews “The Informed Air: Essays by Muriel Spark”
(The Washington Post, July 9, 2014; 7:06 PM)
 
Book review: ‘The Mockingbird Next Door:
(The Washington Post, July 9, 2014; 4:24 PM)
 
Book review: ‘High as the Horses’ Bridles,’ by Scott Cheshire
(The Washington Post, July 8, 2014; 7:57 PM)
 
New novels by Emily Giffin, Jennifer Weiner and Karen White
(The Washington Post, July 8, 2014; 4:52 PM)
 
Book Review: ‘One Plus One,’ by Jojo Moyes
(The Washington Post, July 8, 2014; 4:39 PM)
 
Review: ‘Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands,’ by Chris Boh­jalian
(The Washington Post, July 7, 2014; 5:02 PM)
 
Book review: “The Literary Churchill: Author, Reader, Actor,” by Jonathan Rose
(The Washington Post, July 3, 2014; 7:19 PM)
 
Book review: ‘Run, Don’t Walk,’ by Adele Levine
(The Washington Post, July 3, 2014; 7:14 PM)
 
Review “The Owl Who Liked Sitting on Caesar: Living With a Tawny Owl,” by Martin Windrow
(The Washington Post, July 3, 2014; 7:08 PM)
 
Book review: ‘On Democracy’s Doorstop,’ by J. Douglas Smith
(The Washington Post, July 3, 2014; 7:04 PM)
 
Book review: “Price of Fame: The Honorable Clare Boothe Luce” by Sylvia Jukes Morris
(The Washington Post, July 3, 2014; 6:59 PM)
 
Review: ‘Friendship,’ by Emily Gould
(The Washington Post, July 3, 2014; 4:36 PM)
 
Book review: ‘S Street Rising: Crack, Murder, and Redemption in D.C.’ by Ruben Castaneda
(The Washington Post, July 3, 2014; 2:04 PM)
 
‘The Stager’ finds hilarity and touching moments in satire on local real estate
(The Washington Post, July 3, 2014; 12:12 PM)
 
Lee Grant: ‘I Said Yes to Everything’ — including a facelift (but don’t ask her age)
(The Washington Post, July 3, 2014; 12:08 PM)
 
Michael Dirda on horror and specialty presses
(The Washington Post, July 2, 2014; 9:23 PM)
 
Sue Miller’s ‘The Arsonist,’ reviewed by Ron Charles
(The Washington Post, July 1, 2014; 8:53 PM)
 
Review: ‘Revolution,’ by Deborah Wiles, reveals personal side of Freedom Summer
(The Washington Post, July 1, 2014; 5:53 PM)
 
‘Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas’ picture book beautifully celebrates beast and man
(The Washington Post, July 1, 2014; 5:49 PM)
 
Review of ‘Ida M. Tarbell,’ by Emily Arnold McCully
(The Washington Post, July 1, 2014; 5:44 PM)
 
‘A Most Imperfect Union,’ a retelling of U.S. history by Ilan Stavans and Lalo Alcaraz
(The Washington Post, July 1, 2014; 5:32 PM)