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Jennifer Vega

Jennifer Vega lives in NYC, and spends a lot of time reading and thinking about books—so much so that she will sometimes write an eight or nine hundred word review, whether anyone’s going to read it or not. You can read some of these thoughts on her blog: Effusions of Wit and Humour


Reviews

Monday, August 18 2014

The Impossible Reach of History Is Made Possible in 'The Hundred Year House'

In one of the best books of 2014, Rebecca Makkai tells a story of time, ghosts, fate, unrequited love, requited love unconsummated, and art.


Sunday, July 6 2014

'Famous Baby' Shows What Happens When It's Time for Mommy Bloggers to Grow Up

Famous Baby is fun and funny and a bit flawed, just like its two main characters.


Monday, April 14 2014

A 'Simulacrum of Life' in Words: Marcel Theroux's 'Strange Bodies'

In this thoughtful, entertaining novel, Marcel Theroux explores the ways in which we construct 'a workable self out of all the dissonant parts.'


Sunday, April 6 2014

A Mystery, a Marriage and a Fascinatingly Unreliable Narrator

Is Thomas Christopher Greene tipping his hat to the great Russian writers, particularly Dostoevsky, who combined thrillers, romance and domestic drama, too?


Wednesday, March 19 2014

'Flimsy Little Plastic Miracles' Tries to Speak Truths -- But Which Truths?

Ron Currie Jr.'s smart, funny writing is overshadowed by an ambitious reach that falls short.


Blogs

Thursday, January 26 2012

'Charles Dickens: A Life' Brings Dickens Down to Earth

Clare Tomalin's timely biography focuses on how the man who wrote both heroes and villains so well found elements of both in himself.


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