New York Times Book Review // Fiction Chronicle

Here’s my review of five books in today’s NYTBR. They are:

IT’S GETTING LATER ALL THE TIME: A Novel in the Form of Letters. By Antonio Tabucchi. (New Directions, paper, $15.95.)

THE PRISONER OF GUANTÁNAMO. By Dan Fesperman. (Knopf, $24.)

THE WOMAN IN THE ROW BEHIND. By Françoise Dorner. (Other Press, paper, $14.)

THE CITY IS A RISING TIDE. By Rebecca Lee. (Simon & Schuster, $21.)

BLUE LIGHT IN THE SKY: And Other Stories. By Can Xue. (New Directions, paper, $14.95.)