Alan Cheuse appears in the following:
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Martin Amis' latest novel, which takes place in Auschwitz, has already stirred up controversy in Europe according to the New York Times. But reviewer Alan Cheuse calls it the triumph of Amis' career.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Alan Cheuse reviews Joyce Carol Oates' latest collection of short stories, Lovely, Dark, Deep.
Monday, September 15, 2014
In The Moor's Account, Laila Lalami tells the story of a 16th Century expedition in the New World from a slave's perspective.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
It's a cliche at this point to talk about how incredibly prolific Joyce Carol Oates is; critic Alan Cheuse says it's not the quantity but the quality — and her latest story collection is wonderful.
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Veteran cartoonist Jules Feiffer has just written his first graphic novel, the noirish Kill My Mother. Reviewer Alan Cheuse is discovering graphic novels equally late, but still finds it a good read.
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Richard Flanagan's new novel follows a Tasmanian-born doctor, captured by the Japanese during WWII, who ends up caring for prisoners of war working on the notorious "Death Railway."
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Charles Cumming hooks NPR book reviewer Alan Cheuse with his latest spy novel, A Colder War.
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Kamila Shamsie's tale of a young Englishwoman's entanglement with the people and mountains of Peshawar is an epic tale stretching from ancient Persia to the waning days of the British Empire.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Amy Bloom's new novel follows two half-sisters from a disastrous stint in 1920s Hollywood, to happiness with an unexpected, impromptu family group in the disruptive years around World War II.
Monday, July 28, 2014
Alan Cheuse reviews A Replacement Life, Boris Fishman's humorous account of Holocaust survivors in today's New York.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Alan Cheuse reviews Angels Make Their Hope Here, by Breena Clarke.
Tuesday, July 08, 2014
Alan Cheuse reviews the first English-language version of Shooting Star, by Sergio Elizondo.
Monday, June 30, 2014
Alan Cheuse reviews The Expedition to the Boabab Tree. Originally written in Afrikaans by Wilma Stockenstrom, the short novel on slavery has been translated by Nobel-winning writer J.M. Coetzee.
Friday, June 27, 2014
Alan Cheuse reviews Warburg in Rome, a new book from James Carroll.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Alan Cheuse reviews Kalyan Ray's new novel, No Country. It's a family drama that crosses continents and time, from the U.S. to Ireland to India over 150 years.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Vast numbers of Central American children are streaming into the U.S., overwhelming the agencies charged with their care. Outbreaks of chicken pox and scabies have been reported at some centers.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Alan Cheuse picks three debut writers to send your mind globe-trotting this summer.
Wednesday, June 04, 2014
Reviewer Alan Cheuse takes on two new thrillers, David Ignatius' ripped-from-the-headlines cyber-adventure The Director, and former BBC China correspondent Adam Brookes' fiction debut, Night Heron.
Tuesday, June 03, 2014
Alan Cheuse reviews two new spy novels: David Igantius' The Director and Adam Brookes' Night Heron.
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
The famed writer of Westerns uses his first novel in five years to blow a few holes in the myths surrounding the shootout at the OK Corral. Reviewer Alan Cheuse calls it "a peach of a book."