The Testaments

BY MARGARET ATWOOD NAN A. TALESE, 2019 432 PP.; $28.95 [Mild spoiler alert: this review contains plot details of the book.] During the torture session conducted by the Big Brother interrogator O’Brien in George Orwell’s... Read More

Machines Like Me

BY IAN MCEWAN NAN A. TALESE/DOUBLEDAY, 2019 333 PP., $26.95 Early on in this novel, the momentous question it raises—what is a human being?—becomes maddeningly opaque, and the anguished vibes that pervade Machines Like Me... Read More