William Trevor, Love and Summer (Viking). Una storia d'amore complicata, ma descritta con grande gioia. "His new work is all about life, and if there are dampers and de-accelerants on that life, it is nevertheless a fabulously benign book - almost, I might say, a work of sympathetic magic..." Sebastian Barry su G/O.

Josh Neufeld, A.D. New Orleans After the Deluge (Pantheon). Graphic novel su sette persone di New Orleans dopo Katrina. LAT.

Le ultime graphic novels. G/O.

Adam Phillips and Barbara Taylor, On Kindness (FSG). "Most people, as they grow up now, secretly believe that kindness is a virtue of losers." But Phillips and Taylor show that kindness -- "the ability to bear the vulnerability of others, and therefore of oneself" -- is essential to our humanity. Michael Dirda sul WP.

Anthony Flint, Wrestling With Moses. How Jane Jacobs Took on New York's Master Builder and Transformed the American City (Random House). Il rapporto tra Robert Moses, il più grande costruttore di NY negli anni Sessanta e Settanta e Jane Jacobs. WP.

Rebecca Solnit, A Paradise Built in Hell. The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster (Viking). Il male non viene solo per nuocere... SFC.

Hos, Hookers, Call Girls, and Rent Boys. Professionals Writing on Life, Love, Money, and Sex, a cura di David Henry Sterry e R. J. Martin Jr. (Soft Skull Press). Raccolta di scritti - brutalmente onesti - di lavoratori del sesso sulle loro esperienze. NYTBR.

Elizabeth Edwards, Resilience: Reflections on the Burdens and Gifts of Facing Life's Adversities (Broadway). Autobiografia della moglie del candidato alle presidenziali John Edwards. Christopher Hitchens su Atlantic.

Ad Amit Chaudhuri di cui è appena uscito il romanzo The Immortals (Knopf). BG.

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