A Thousand Flappers and Hobbledehoys

not merely superfluous, but ridiculous

Lincoln in the Bardo: Review

George Saunders’s debut novel is the best of the year so far, and definitely the book I’m going to be the most annoying about getting you to read.

26 February 2017 · Leave a comment

Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell: Review

Sense and sensibility strive to control the course of English magic in this incredibly fun fusion of historical fiction and fantasy.

20 February 2017 · Leave a comment

Farewell, My Lovely: Review

Chandler’s second Philip Marlowe novel has a nastier tone than the first and amps up the dry humor.

19 February 2017 · Leave a comment

Ryan Adams Masters Constraint on His New Album, Prisoner

The singer-songwriter’s latest album builds on the late-80s sound he’s been developing on his last few records, and gives us his strongest collection of songs in a long time.

19 February 2017 · Leave a comment

The Big Sleep: Review

After re-reading the first of Chandler’s Philip Marlowe novels, I was struck by just how wonderfully conceived and economically presented this book and its central character are.

12 February 2017 · Leave a comment
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