I am a freelance writer and teacher who lives in New York.
Tuesday, October 14 2014
This real-world account of an ill-fated Yale student's life will be haunting me for many months.
Tuesday, September 30 2014
This novel became a Nicolas Cage movie about a year ago. Rent the movie; read the book. Both are worth your time.
Monday, August 18 2014
The Paying Guests is a skillful work of genuinely entertaining literary fiction.
Thursday, August 14 2014
You'll want to investigate some of Jean-Patrick Manchette's zany work before the Colin Firth and Sean Penn "Manchette adaptations" hit the big screen.
Tuesday, July 29 2014
This story carries a huge load of ambition, and carries it with intermittent grace and conviction, but its doesn't carry the children well.
Wednesday, March 12 2014
Should the fact of Laura Wilder's dated prejudices lead us to abandon Little House and its sequels?