Articles by Thomas Beckwith

June 10, 2017

The Cool Kids 0

Sometimes it seems that adolescence lasts forever. Unfortunately, there’s now evidence that it does in many ways. At The Atlantic, Megan Garber reviews Popular, a new book by a psychology professor which examines, well, popularity.

June 6, 2017

Tuesday New Release Day: Baldwin; Lacey; Lim; Berman; Umrigar; Fierro 0

Out this week: The Last Kid Left by Rosecrans Baldwin; The Answers by Catherine Lacey; Dear Cyborgs by Eugene Lim; Perennials by Mandy Berman; Everybody’s Son by Thrity Umrigar; and The Gypsy Moth Summer by Julia Fierro. For more on these and other new titles, go read our most recent book preview.

May 30, 2017

Tuesday New Release Day: Wallace; Libaire; Emmich; Solwitz; Maum 0

Out this week: Extraordinary Adventures by Daniel Wallace; White Fur by Jardine Libaire; The Reminders by Val Emmich; Once, in Lourdes by Sharon Solwitz; and Touch by Courtney Maum. For more on these and other new titles, go read our most recent book preview.

May 23, 2017

Tuesday New Release Day: Gray; Wang; Khadivi; Ibrahim; Rieger 0

Out this week: Isadora by Amelia Gray; Chemistry by Weike Wang; A Good Country by Laleh Khadivi; Season of Crimson Blossoms by Abubakar Adam Ibrahim; and The Heirs by Susan Rieger. For more on these and other new titles, go read our most recent book preview.

May 16, 2017

Tuesday New Release Day: Chevalier; Makumbi; Segal; Smith-Stevens; Southwood; Bell; Hadley 0

Out this week: New Boy by Tracy Chevalier; Kintu by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi; The Awkward Age by Francesca Segal; The Australian by Emma Smith-Stevens; Evensong by Kate Southwood; Behind the Moon by Madison Smartt Bell; and Bad Dreams and Other Stories by Tessa Hadley. For more on these and other new titles, go read our most recent book preview.

May 9, 2017

Tuesday New Release Day: Murakami; Lively; Lehane; Toibin; Lepucki 0

Out this week: Men Without Women by Haruki Murakami; The Purple Swamp Hen by Penelope Lively; Since We Fell by Dennis Lehane; House of Names by Colm Toibin; and Woman No. 17 by our own Edan Lepucki. For more on these and other new titles, go read our most recent book preview.

May 2, 2017

Tuesday New Release Day: Ford; Satyal; Ko; Ferris; Paul; Koul; Ibrahim; Menkedick; Achebe 0

Out this week: Between Them by Richard Ford; No One Can Pronounce My Name by Rakesh Satyal; The Leavers by Lisa Ko; The Dinner Party by Joshua Ferris; My Life with Bob by Pamela Paul; One Day We’ll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter by Scaachi Koul; Season of Crimson Blossoms by Abubakar Adam Ibrahim; Homing Instincts by Sarah Menkedick; and a new […]

April 30, 2017

Ever Thus 0

Recommended Reading: Gary Krist on the friendship-gone-wrong of John Dos Passos and Ernest Hemingway.

April 29, 2017

Cuppa? 0

“Tea has started wars and ruined lives; we should be wary of its consolations.” On the problem with tea.

April 25, 2017

Tuesday New Release Day: Shafrir; VanderMeer; Tanizaki; Cameron; Strout 0

Out this week: Startup by Doree Shafrir; Borne by Jeff VanderMeer; The Maids by Junichiro Tanizaki; The Last Neanderthal by our own Claire Cameron; and Anything Is Possible by Elizabeth Strout. For more on these and other new titles, go read our most recent book preview.