In Between the Pages: A Look at September Magazines

I am always curious to see how many books are covered in the major magazines. I was actually quite impressed with the number of books that were either reviewed or briefly noted. It is also interesting to see which titles appear in more than one publication.


The Widower’s Tale by Julia Glass

Ape House by Sara Gruen

Are You My Guru by Wendy Shanker

Presenting Tallulah by Tori Spelling

Elle Magazine

Let’s Take the Long Way Home by Gail Caldwell

Juliet by Anne Fortier (front of book and

The Wave by Susan Casey

Quiet as They Come by Angie Chau

The Book of the Dead by John Lloyd and John Mitchinson

Gold Boy, Emerald Girl by Yiyun Li

Room by Emma Donoghue

Strangers at the Feast by Jennifer Vanderbes

Salvation City by Sigrid Nunez

At the Dark End of the Street by Danielle McGuire (article)

Unbearable Lightness by Portia de Rossi

Some Sing, Some Cry, Ntozake Shange

Fall of Giants by Ken Follett

Freedom by Jonathan Franzen

Delusions of Gender by Cordelia Fine

Brain Storm by Rebecca Jordan-Young

Vanity Fair

Nicholas Sparks profiled

Salvation City by Sigrid Nunez

Dogfight, a Love Story by Matt Burgess

Vida by Patricia Engel

All is Forgotten, Nothing is Lost by Lan Samantha Chang

The Honor Code by Kwame Anthony Appiah

Big Girls Don’t Cry by Rebecca Traister

Check, Please by AJ Stern

The Daily Show’s Earth by Jon Stewart

The Pleasure Seekers by Tishani Doshi (in brief)

Empire of Dreams by Scott Eyman (in brief)

A Secret Kept by Tatiana de Rosnay (in brief)

The Odious Ogre by Norton Juster ( in brief)

Time For Dinner by Stang and Rosenstrach (in brief)

Dreaming in Chinese by Deborah Fallows (in brief)

Sarah: The LIfe of Sarah Bernhardt (in brief)

Working Together by Michael Eisner (in brief)

The Temptress by Paul Spicer (in brief)

My Bright Midnight by Josh Russell (in brief)

The Elephant’s Journey by Jose Saramago (in brief)

Skippy Dies by Paul Murray (in brief)

Freedom by Jonathan Franzen

O, The Oprah Magazine

Juliet by Anne Fortier

I’d Know You Anywhere by Laura Lippman

Designated Fat Girl by Jennifer Joyner

Hollywood by Larry McMurtry

The Lady Matador’s Hotel by Cristina Garcia

A Curable Romantic by Joseph Skibell

Bitter in the Mouth by Monique Truong

Ape House by Sara Gruen

Russian Winter by Daphne Kalotay

Book of Days by Emily Fox Gordon

Getting to Happy by Terry McMillan

The Widower’s Tale by Julia Glass

The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson

Dreaming in Chinese by Deborah Fallows

Room by Emma Donaghue

The Wave by Susan Casey

Packing for Mars by Mary Roach

(Books that Made a Difference to news anchor Brian Williams)

Isaac’s Storm

The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid

No Ordinary Time

The Promise by Jonathan Alter

The Great Bridge by McCullough

Medal of Honor

Personal History

Taking Charge and Reaching for Glory by Beschloss


Rock What You’ve Got by Katherine Schwarzenegger

(7 Best Literary Heroines of All Time)

Little Women

Jane Eyre

Harry Potter


Pride and Prejudice

Eva Luna


Entertainment Weekly

(This is a weekly magazine but still wanted to include the titles featured this week)

Juliet by Anne Fortier

Mentor by Tom Grimes

The Good Daughters by Joyce Maynard

Last Night at Chateau Marmont by Lauren Weisberger

Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

Chronic City by Jonathan Lethem

Parallel Play by Tim Page

The Self Suffient-Ishe Bible by Andy & Dave Hamilton

The Sisters Sinai by Janet Soskice

That Old Cape Magic by Richard Russo

Where the Money Went by Kevin Canty

Good Housekeeping

Juliet by Anne Fortier

Patti LuPone: A Memoir

Ape House by Sara Gruen

A Secret Kept by Tatiana de Rosnay


Sarah: The Life of Sarah Bernhardt by Robert Gottlieb

Gold Boy, Emerald Girl by Yiyun Li

Freedom by Jonathan Franzen


Men of Fire: Anthology by Susan Lyons, Rachelle Chase, and Jodi Lynn Copeland

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