Alan Cheuse appears in the following:
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.
Wednesday, May 06, 2015
NPR's Alan Cheuse reviews the novel, The New World, by Chris Adrian and Eli Horowitz.
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."
Thursday, April 23, 2015
NPR's Alan Cheuse reviews The Language of Paradise by Barbara Klein Moss.
Friday, April 17, 2015
NPR's Alan Cheuse reviews author Rachel Kushner's collection of short stories, The Strange Case of Rachel K.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
NPR's Alan Cheuse reviews Steven Millhauser's new short story collection, Voices in the Night.
Monday, April 06, 2015
NPR's Alan Cheuse reviews the new novel by crime writer Jo Nesbo, Blood On Snow.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Friday, February 27, 2015
Alan Cheuse reviews a new experimental novel by Tom McCarthy called Satin Island.
Monday, February 23, 2015
Alan Cheuse reviews Ross Ritchell's new novel, The Knife.
Monday, February 16, 2015
Alan Cheuse reviews The Evening Chorus by Helen Humphries.
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."
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Alan Cheuse reviews The Jaguar's Children by John Vaillant.
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Alan Cheuse reviews Sympathy for the Devil, Four Decades of Friendship with Gore Vidal by Michael Mewshaw.
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
Alan Cheuse reviews Descent by Tim Johnson.
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.
Friday, December 26, 2014
Alan Cheuse reviews The Sacrifice by Joyce Carol Oates.