Humor & Entertainment

July 22, 2016

Inside the List

Daniel Silva’s “The Black Widow,” No. 1 in hardcover fiction, opens with an ISIS bombing in Paris. “I wrote this book as a warning about what was coming,” Silva says. Source: Book Reviews
July 22, 2016

Fiction: A Novel of Egypt’s ‘Cheated Generation’

Yasmine El Rashidi’s “Chronicle of a Last Summer” is about a heroine’s path to adulthood during and after Mubarak. Source: Book Reviews
July 22, 2016

Fiction: A Second Mississippi Novel by Brad Watson

Brad Watson’s “Miss Jane” imagines the ways a real woman with a birth defect insisted on her humanity in the old South. Source: Book Reviews
July 22, 2016

Fiction: Jesse Ball’s New Novel Features a Teenage Arsonist

The unhappy protagonist of Jesse Ball’s “How to Set a Fire and Why” joins an “arson club.” Source: Book Reviews