Alan Cheuse

Alan Cheuse appears in the following:

'Black Snow' Is A Lyrical Landscape Of Hope And Menace

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Former Dublin newsman Paul Lynch's new novel follows an Irish farmer in 1945, struggling against adversity. Critic Alan Cheuse says Lynch's prose is so gorgeous, it makes him want to give up writing.


Book Review: 'The New World'

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

NPR's Alan Cheuse reviews the novel, The New World, by Chris Adrian and Eli Horowitz.


A Former Country Girl Catches Fire In 'The Love Object'

Monday, May 04, 2015

Edna O'Brien's first novel was burned in the small Irish village of her birth. The Love Object collects more than 30 of her fiery tales of religion and repression in "a land of sacrificial women."


Book Review: 'The Language Of Paradise'

Thursday, April 23, 2015

NPR's Alan Cheuse reviews The Language of Paradise by Barbara Klein Moss.


Book Review: Rachel Kushner, 'The Strange Case Of Rachel K'

Friday, April 17, 2015

NPR's Alan Cheuse reviews author Rachel Kushner's collection of short stories, The Strange Case of Rachel K.


Book Review: 'Voices In The Night'

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

NPR's Alan Cheuse reviews Steven Millhauser's new short story collection, Voices in the Night.


Book Review: Jo Nesbo, 'Blood On Snow'

Monday, April 06, 2015

NPR's Alan Cheuse reviews the new novel by crime writer Jo Nesbo, Blood On Snow.


'Crescent Moon' Counts Down To Political Mayhem

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Fatima Bhutto (niece of assassinated Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto) has written several volumes of nonfiction and poetry; her first novel is a delicate but tense political thriller.


Book Review: 'The Discreet Hero'

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Alan Cheuse reviews one of his all-time favorite authors, Nobel Prize-winning Mario Vargas Llosa. His new book is called The Discreet Hero, and it was translated by Edith Grossman.


In Vargas Llosa's Latest, Dickens Meets Soap Opera

Thursday, March 12, 2015

The Peruvian Nobel Prize-winning writer, Mario Vargas Llosa, has a new novel out, and he's not resting on his laurels. It's an ambitious and weighty novel that's worth the effort.


Montana's Almost Crowded Now, Thanks To The Colorful Characters Of 'Crow Fair'

Thursday, March 05, 2015

Thomas McGuane's new story collection gives us a large cast of Big Sky dreamers, schemers and down-and-outs. Reviewer Alan Cheuse says it's a fascinating portrait of the state — with bonus bears.


Book Review: 'Satin Island' By Tom McCarthy

Friday, February 27, 2015

Alan Cheuse reviews a new experimental novel by Tom McCarthy called Satin Island.


Book Review: Ross Ritchell's 'The Knife'

Monday, February 23, 2015

Alan Cheuse reviews Ross Ritchell's new novel, The Knife.


Book Review: 'The Evening Chorus'

Monday, February 16, 2015

Alan Cheuse reviews The Evening Chorus by Helen Humphries.


Delicious Short Stories, Ripe On The Vine In 'Honeydew'

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Reviewer Alan Cheuse has rapturous praise for Edith Pearlman's new story collection: "The first thing I wanted to do after finishing was, well, I wanted to go right back and start from the beginning."


Book Review: 'The Jaguar's Children' By John Vaillant

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Alan Cheuse reviews The Jaguar's Children by John Vaillant.


Book Review: 'Sympathy For The Devil' By Michael Mewshaw

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Alan Cheuse reviews Sympathy for the Devil, Four Decades of Friendship with Gore Vidal by Michael Mewshaw.


Book Review: 'Descent' By Tim Johnson

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Alan Cheuse reviews Descent by Tim Johnson.


'Descent' Is A Twisty Thriller-Plus

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Tim Johnston's suspenseful novel follows a family that begins to come apart after their teenage daughter is abducted during a mountain vacation. Critic Alan Cheuse says his heart is still pounding.


Book Review: 'The Sacrifice' By Joyce Carol Oates

Friday, December 26, 2014

Alan Cheuse reviews The Sacrifice by Joyce Carol Oates.