Author Description

Michael Manley Michael S. Manley lives in Chicago, where he works as a software engineer and writer. His web site is http://manley.org/ and he can be reached on Twitter @michaelsmanley.

Author Posts

Silence Once Begun by Jesse Ball

The Poet. The Novelist. You know the type. The capitalization shows even when they refuse to capitalize…

The Man Who Loved Dogs by Leonardo Padura

Growing up in a rural part of the Midwest in the 1980s, what I learned about Communism…

Andrew’s Brain by E.L. Doctorow

It isn’t often that I search for other reviews of a book before finishing at least a…

Save Yourself by Kelly Braffet

To get the mundane aspects out of the way early: there’s nothing mechanically wrong with┬áSave Yourself. Like…

The Big Crowd by Kevin Baker

… Doesn’t it always seem that’s how it is, Tom? We lie the most to those nearest…

Dirty Love by Andre Dubus III

Andre Dubus III is the kind of writer every MFA student in the 1990s aspired to be….