Reviews // 4 Articles
The Best Fiction of 2010
24 Jan 2011 // 4:00 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.
First Love, 50 Years Later: John Banville's 'Ancient Light'
27 Sep 2012 // 6:12 PM
The intimacy of sex collides with the distance of autonomy.
'Vengeance' Is Fifth in the Quirke Mysteries Series, and Its Quirky, All Right
26 Aug 2012 // 6:05 PM
"You don't put a bullet in your heart unless there's something seriously the matter." This acerbic tone sharpens the book in typically Irish fashion, as backbiting shoves into indirection and caroms off of bluntness.