Sarah Watson is a Chicago-based freelance writer and book critic.
How Should a Family Eat? 'The Middlesteins' | 6 Nov 2012 // 5:10 PM
In this expert blend of grit, intelligence, humor, and heart, there's something very "ABC Family" about Benny and Rachelle's household, along with the grim reality and necessary criticism of the modern family.
An Astronaut Loses it All in 'The Infinite Tides' | 30 Sep 2012 // 6:05 PM
The ambition of The Infinite Tides is awesome, the language is poetic, and the premise is at once romantic, terrifying, and ultimately life-affirming. But the book has its limitations.