Category: Book Reviews.

Book Review: Joseph Anton by Salman Rushdie

Wowee, this is a big book full of gossip, sex, death plots, celebrity name-dropping and life or death situations. Is this the latest Janet Evanovich hot off the shelves? No, it’s the 600 page memoir of the very literary Salman Rushdie . Not familiar with the...

Book Review: Cataract City by Craig Davidson

What’s better than reading a book you really like? Meeting the author who wrote that book and telling him in person that you really liked his book. What’s better than telling an author in person that you really liked his book? Telling a group of...

Book Review: Festival Man by Geoff Berner

You should read this-but wait, a word of warning to any who would like to read this book before you rush off to buy a copy. If you are at all squeamish,  uptight or believe being politically correct is important, you will not like this book. However, if you’re...

Book Review: The Circle by Dave Eggers

It’s been awhile since I’ve devoured a 500 page book this quickly. You would have seen this coming, if I had been able to post my reading status on goodreads, but for some reason this book wasn’t on it yet, and I’m too lazy to add it myself, so...

Book Review: Hellgoing by Lynn Coady

Short stories aren’t for everyone, I realize that. In my personal experience, only the dedicated book lovers can really grow attached to short stories. They’re rarely on the best-seller list, and Indigo doesn’t really push them, so many publishers...