Ruffle the pages of Raymond Chandler’s Hollywood murder mystery, and you can see Shane Black’s career taking form.
Gene Wolfe’s science-fantasy epic is bizarre, frustrating, and fascinating in equal measure. Not sure I’d recommend it, but I’m definitely going to read it again.
Malcolm Gladwell’s book purports to look at individuals, but eventually ends up making the case for society at large.
Emily St. John Mandel’s novel got me thinking about how different genres approach character-building and world-building differently.
Hey, I read and reviewed a business book! Actually, it’s kind of a self-help book. Maybe it’s both.
Neil Gaiman’s famous fantasy paean to Americana is heavy on ideas, but disappointingly short on story.
I didn’t have much time to reflect on the fourth of Chandler’s Philip Marlowe novels, so this is pretty short.
George Saunders’s initial collection of stories is disturbing and thought-provoking in just the right way. Yes, his novel made me want to read everything else he wrote.
After going after pornographers, blackmailers, and murderers in past novels, Philip Marlowe is on the hunt for…A MISSING COIN. But some of those other people get involved too.