Reviews // 2 Articles
The Best Fiction of 2010
24 Jan 2011 // 3:00 PM
Tucked into this wide-ranging list of comics collections, retro-inspired literature and cross-overs, are glimmers of something sweet, something to temper the usual Literary Drearies we all love and appreciate. And that’s just the way it should be.
The Irish Landscape Enters the Reader’s Head Like a Fog in 'The Mangan Inheritance'
12 Oct 2011 // 4:00 PM
Brian Moore’s Ireland would be a mocking stereotype were it not so woefully rendered, a beautiful, inhospitable place of strong weather and worn, impoverished individuals, many destroyed by alcoholism.
'The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne' is an Exquisitely Painful Read
29 Jul 2010 // 4:00 PM
The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne is one of the saddest books I’ve read this year, a book that should send you calling that maiden aunt of yours -- or perhaps AA.