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Graphic novel Tamara Drewe explores the lives of Beth, the manager of a writer’s retreat in the countryside; her cheating husband/acclaimed novelist, Nicholas Hardiman; Andy, the hunky groundskeeper; and Tamara Drewe, a cosmetically modified hot-piece-of-ass columnist....

Some of Nelson's stories can get repetitive, but they remain funny, dark, graceful, and engaging anyway....

A first novel explores themes of love, loss, and family....

Empathy, quiet humor, and extraordinary attention to minor details make this novel about a Southern family a success....

Voodoo rituals, the last automobile on earth, and utopia make for a bizarre graphic novel with evocative art....

Feed Me! is a beautifully written essay collection, but it proves we still have a long way to go toward freeing ourselves form the grips of a cultural ideal of the female form....

This collection features stories about women facing doom in a male-dominated world. Unfortunately, the characters aren't compelling enough to make us care....

Bernardine Evaristo's first prose novel reverses history and covers some ambitious ground....

A hard-core, eye candy-filled anthology you'll peruse again and again....

Jan Wong manages to infuse humor and hope into bleak subject matter in this memoir....