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Most recent review-overviews at the complete review:
- Geoffrey Parker's landmark study of War, Climate Change and Catastrophe in the Seventeenth Century, Global Crisis
- Nicolas De Crécy's Louvre-comic, Glacial Period
- Rebecca Newberger Goldstein on Why Philosophy Won't Go Away, in Plato at the Googleplex
- Kirino Natsuo's The Goddess Chronicle, part of The Myths-series
- Carlos Gamerro's The Islands
- Ruth Ozeki's A Tale for the Time Being
- Tommy Wieringa's Caesarion -- now published in the US as (sigh) Little Caesar
- Szathmári Sándor's semi-modern variation on Gulliver's Travels, Voyage to Kazohinia
- Andrés Neuman's much-hailed and prize-winning Traveler of the Century
- Umberto Eco's new novel, The Prague Cemetery
- Delphine de Vigan's Underground Time
- Juan Gabriel Vásquez's The Secret History of Costaguana
- Aravind Adiga's Last Man in Tower
- Helon Habila's three novels:
- Javier Cercas considering Thirty-five Minutes in History and Imagination, in The Anatomy of a Moment
- Julian Barnes' story collection, Pulse
- Arno Schmidt's truly magnum opus, Zettel's Traum
- Murakami Haruki's1Q84
- Jonathan Franzen's already critically acclaimed blockbuster, Freedom
- Paul Berman's The Flight of the Intellectuals
- Joshua Cohen's massive Witz
- Olivier Philipponnat and Patrick Lienhardt's The Life of Irène Némirovsky
- Jerry Fodor and Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini's new book, in which they think they show What Darwin Got Wrong (the critics disagree)
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