Reviews // 2 Articles
The Best Fiction of 2012
17 Jan 2013 // 4:15 PM
Historical fiction, science fiction, graphic novels, anthologies, mysteries, satire, young adult, even poetry(!) -- on subjects from the lighthearted to the apocalypse -- our favorites from 2012 are as wide-ranging and diverse as our writers and our readers. Dive in and revel in the pleasure of getting lost in a good book.
'Jane Steele', a Victorian Murderess With a Heart of Gold
2 Aug 2016 // 8:05 PM
This glossier and better-dressed creative reimagining of Jane Eyre falls short of the original, sacrificing depth for the usual pop culture tropes of liberal feminism.
Mid-19th Century New York City Comes Alive in 'Seven for a Secret'
2 Dec 2013 // 8:05 PM
This is a fascinating book about a murky time in American history, pre-Civil War, when race politics was catch as catch can.