Tag Archives: Books
“Gates and his fearless partners in crime notice places others only pass by—and embrace the urge to go for a closer look.”A review of Hidden Cities by Lauren Jonik.
“I went to college in the seventies, when a mildly insensitive comment by a male was often rewarded with verbal and physical abuse by gangs of marauding feminists.” Con Chapman has some gift-giving advice.
““There are moments in every life that are game changers, moments when, after it’s over, everything is different.” Robert Rebein discusses his new book Dragging Wyatt Earp with Josh Flynn.
“Jacobs is at his most poignant when reading through his father’s diary and rediscovering the naivete and delusions of youth.” Michael Ward reviews Michael Jacobs’s travel memoir.
“I never for a moment felt like laughing. That’s because these people seemed too real, their escalating miseries too close at hand, to warrant the sly smile or knowing chuckle.” Nikki Stern reviews J.K. Rowling least Harry novel.
“I don’t think that we live just once. We live when things first happen and every time we remember that first time, we live it again.” Cathy Day remembers a 100-year flood–100 years ago today.
“His honesty resonates. He illuminates a population, an underbelly of civilized society, without blinking, but also without contempt or sensationalizing.” Carrie Gaffney profiles author Frank Bill.
“The review of the entire book is forthcoming, but I could not possibly put a date on it.” Carl Foster has gotten as far as anyone he knows.
“There’s no doubt that his prose should get attention and probably shouldn’t take a backseat to the content. But in the end, this book is about people who kick the shit out of each other.” Carrie Gaffney and Lou Perry discuss Frank Bill’s Donnybrook.