Sunday, January 9 2011
Damon Galgut's In a Strange Room is an exercise in sentimental self-pity marketed for people who fancy themselves readers of Serious Literature. Predictably, the world swoons.
Monday, March 9 2009
An atmosphere of menace dominates in this dusty, sleepy town, where the locals prop up the bar and complain about new developments -- giving the novel the air of a Western.