Booktober: 30 Books Everyone Will Be Talking About This Fall
Autumn is the season of plenty—especially if you love to read. Here are the best of the best from this year's bountiful harvest of uncommonly strong offerings.
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Lovely, Dark, Deep
A master cartographer of inner landscapes, the prolific Oates returns with a virtuosic collection that moves fluently across a range of characters, settings, and moods. In these 13 stories, she opts for a looser, more expressionistic palette as she gazes grimly, gorgeously, into the crucible of mortality.
— Hamilton Cain