Monday, January 24 2011
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.
Wednesday, October 12 2011
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.
Thursday, July 29 2010
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.