novels

A View of the Harbor by Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor is a private writer and a slow teller. In a recent reissue of a 1947…

Calf by Andrea Kleine

John Hinckley Jr. would probably write a mean autobiography. Since Publisher’s Weekly hasn’t announced that just yet,…

Muse by Jonathan Galassi

I really wanted to like, no wait love, the novel Muse by the publisher and president  of…

In the Unlikely Event by Judy Blume

All my life, I’ve had all kinds of friends, many of whom would never get along with…

Germinal By Emile Zola

A.N. Wilson’s The Victorians, reviewed on this site, mentions four 19th century novels that deal with radical…

The Green Road by Anne Enright

Almost in time for Mother’s Day, Anne Enright delivers a classic Irish mother. Rosaleen Madigan has a…