Reviews / Literary Fiction

House of Names by Colm Toibin

 “Brilliant…Tóibín’s accomplishment here is to render myth plausible while at the same time preserving its high drama…...

A Portrait of the Artist as a...

Review “Welcome, O life! I go to encounter for the millionth time the reality of experience and...

The Stranger by Albert Camus

Review The stranger Why can’t he just play the game? Why can’t he just lie about his...

Zero K by Don DeLillo

  Jeffrey Lockhart’s father, Ross, is a billionaire in his sixties, with a younger wife, Artis Martineau,...

Chasing the North Star by...

“Chasing the North Star is an epic journey, and Morgan’s vision of our dark past shines brilliantly...

Thirteen Ways of Looking by...

In such acclaimed novels as Let the Great World Spin and TransAtlantic, National Book Award–winning author Colum...

The Revenant by Michael Punke

    Review “To enterprising young men. The subscriber wishes to engage one hundred young men to...

Aquarium by David Vann

  Review   William Faulkner described fiction as, “The human heart at conflict with itself,” this story...

The Ocean at the End of the...

Review No words wasted. No scene or character dull. Vivid dreamlike storytelling. Magical and mysterious. Darkness and...

Academy Street by Mary Costello

My Review “There was, in her nature, a certain passivity, an acquiescence that was ill-suited to change...

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