book reviews

J: A novel by Harold Jacobson

J: A novel by Harold Jacobson is a 2014 Booker Prize Finalist. It’s a novel about something…

The Children’s Act by Ian McEwan

Ian McEwan”s newest novel The Children Act is certainly timely and may be a predictor of things…

My Education by Susan Choi

Susan Choi’s new novel will be known as that steamy book about an affair between two women….

Sisterland by Curtis Sittenfeld

I like Curtis Sittenfeld’s novels. She writes with insight about life as a female, whether teenager, college…

Screwed by Eoin Colfer

I want to bawl like a drunken aunt. I wanna grind my teeth to stumps and punch…

Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

“No point in thinking,” [Ursula] said briskly, “you just have to get on with life.” … “We…