Book Reviews

Lives of the Novelists: A History of Fiction in 294 Lives

John Sutherland. Yale University Press, 2012. 818 pages. $39.95.

The Mortal Sea: Fishing the Atlantic in the Age of Sail

W. Jeffrey Bolster. Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2012. 378 pages. $29.95.

FDR and the Jews

Richard Breitman and Allan J. Lichtman. Harvard University Press, 2013. 464 pages. $29.95.

The Last Viking: The Life of Roald Amundsen

Stephen R. Bown. Da Capo Press, 2012. 356 pages. $27.50.

Tiger Writing: Art, Culture, and the Interdependent Self

Gish Jen. Harvard University Press, 2013. 224 pages. $18.95.

How Animals Grieve

Barbara J. King. University of Chicago Press, 2013. 193 pages. $25.00.

The Eagle Unbowed: Poland and the Poles in the Second World War

Halik Kochanski. Harvard University Press, 2012. 734 pages. $35.00.

Inventing the Medium: Principles of Interaction Design as a Cultural Practice

Janet H. Murray. MIT Press, 2012. 483 pages. $50.00.

Essayists on the Essay: Montaigne to Our Time

Edited by Carl H. Klaus and Ned Stuckey-French. University of Iowa Press, 2012. 226 pages. $25.00.

Interviews with Artists, 1966-2012

Michael Peppiatt. Yale University Press, 2012. 420 pages. $40.00.

Flush Times and Fever Dreams: A Story of Capitalism and Slavery in the Age of Jackson

Joshua D. Rothman. University of Georgia Press, 2012. 440 pages. $29.95.

Marmee & Louisa: The Untold Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Mother

Eve LaPlante. Free Press, 2012. 368 pages. $26.00.