May 02, 2012

vol 129 No. 9

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Our spring books issue's reviews include Lillian Daniel on Lauren Winner, Jason Byassee on The Jewish Annotated New Testament, Janet Potter on Ayad Akhtar and more.
April 23, 2012

Reynolds Price says that Hemingway yearned for “sanctity.” I’m not sure what to make of that, but Hemingway’s general yearning is clear.
April 17, 2012

E-books have their critics, but sales are on the rise. One thing seems certain: people will go on reading books, in what­ever form.
April 24, 2012