Chris Bohjalian is one of the more prolific contemporary writers who is truly dexterous in his writing. In his career that spans more than 25 […]
Wiley Cash has a way of making Southern readers feel right at home – a skill he repeats in his latest novel, When Ghosts Come […]
Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart fortifies my belief in The Booker Prize winners.
I first read Native Son in college. (That’s my copy in the photo.) And while I know I read it – there are highlights, notes […]
As our country comes face to face once again with systemic racism and the enormous gaps in race equality, many are turning to various forms […]
I recently caught up on the book keeping for my book club – which basically means making sure all the book ratings are loaded into […]
This month we wrapped up our book club’s 2019-2020 year of reading. As I’ve said before, these end of year posts are probably the best […]
Conjure Women, Afia Atakora’s debut, tells the story of mother and daughter, separated by a war that redefined our nation but more significantly to those […]
If you’re one of the many who has been told to shelter-in-place during the COVID pandemic, then this is a pretty good time to catch […]
I can’t remember when my book club has had such a spirited discussion as we did for A Woman of Independent Means. This is proof-postive of the book club-discussion-worthiness of this 1978 epistolary novel.