... honors W.H. Auden's centenary by featuring his poem Atlantis.
The feature review, however, is Vikram Johri's look at Edward Luce's In Spite of the Gods:
The Strange Rise of Modern India: A country racing to meld modernism.
John Freeman finds Daniel Alarcon's Lost City Radio chilling: In a Latin nation, men fight, die or disappear.
Katie Haegele DigitaLit column takes a look at computer-generated stories: Author, author! Computer takes a bow. By the way, so far as I know, Katie's is the only MSM column devoted to what is going on with literature and publishing online. So if you're involved in that sort of thing you may want to pass the word around. Or get in touch.
David Montgomery is of two minds about Steve Berry's The Alexandria Link: Sequel is engaging - and maddening.
Sandy Bauers listens attentively to Kurt Vonnegut: Thirty years later, Vonnegut is both relevant and resonant.
Finally, Carlin Romano takes a wry look at Mr. Wrong, Harriet Brown's anthology about love gone awry: Insightful tales of love gone wrong.
This past week, we had one other review and two other book stories. You can link to them here.