Book Reviews

Book Review: Wishful Drinking

By on March 16, 2017

After Carrie Fisher died in December, I read many tributes to her witty and affecting literary voice. It seemed a shame that I’d never explored her work, so I…

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Audiobook Review: A Window Opens

By on February 15, 2017

I heard Elisabeth Egan, author of A Window Opens, give an interview on The New York Times Book Review Podcast in the summer of 2015. She seemed like someone I would…

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The Busy Person’s Guide to Keeping Your New Year’s Reading Resolution

By on January 10, 2017

You’ve made a resolution to read more, but… there are kids to shuttle, endless work, dinner to cook, and, of course, The Bachelor to watch.

What to do?

Today, I’m sharing my…

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Audiobook Review: Be Frank with Me

By on December 8, 2016

I’m doing this thing where I’m reading debuts. I’m doing it because I’m trying to write my own first novel, and it seems like a good idea to read the…

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Audiobook Review: The Boys in the Boat

By on November 29, 2016

I’ve been meaning to read The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown since it came…