I am a freelance writer and teacher who lives in New York.
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.
Sunday, June 29 2014
Nothing is quite what it seems to be in Lucky Us, a story of survival in '40s-era America.
Tuesday, June 24 2014
Why can't a reader enjoy both Stephen King and Alice McDermott? Fancy Michelin critics have been known to go wild for Shake Shack, after all.
Wednesday, June 4 2014
Kaui Hart Hemmings is like a wise alien, gleefully pointing out the bizarre ways in which people in America behave.
Tuesday, May 27 2014
This novel has naysayers, but the literary world could use a few more brainy risk-takers like Joshua Ferris.
Wednesday, March 12 2014
Should the fact of Laura Wilder's dated prejudices lead us to abandon Little House and its sequels?