Last week when I was wrapping up my review of The Covenant of Water by Abraham Verghese, I saw that he was going to be […] Read More
This may be less a book review of Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina as it is a reading review – as in, if you’re going to read it, this is how I’d recommend you go about it.
Love Marriage by Monica Ali is one of my best surprise reads of the year. I can’t remember why I picked it up – maybe […] Read More
The Sea, The SeaThis Booker Award winner from 1978 is the story of Charles Arrowby, a retired theater director who leaves London and rents a […] Read More
I first learned of The Source from a list of suggested readings prior to my trip to Israel in 2019. At 900 pages, there wasn’t […] Read More
I had the privilege of being a guest on Lisa Hedger’s podcast Everyone Loved it but Me about Kristin Hannah’s The Four Winds. Whether or not you liked The Four Winds, the conversation is worth a listen. We talk about the book’s shortcomings, but we also address where it has merit.
I know I’m late to the game with this one. Until this month, I had neither read The Remains of the Day nor watched the […] Read More
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 […] Read More
It feels like our book club is getting more and more expert at selecting books. This year, we’ll finish with eight of our eleven books […] Read More
Wiley Cash has a way of making Southern readers feel right at home – a skill he repeats in his latest novel, When Ghosts Come […] Read More