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.
Sense and sensibility strive to control the course of English magic in this incredibly fun fusion of historical fiction and fantasy.
Alain de Botton’s examination of the way we consume and cover the news is closer to a manifesto than a manual.
This dystopian novel from over 30 years ago feels frighteningly relevant to our current political situation.
This E.M. Forster book is beautifully written, and encapsulates much that is wonderful about the English novel, but I ended feeling more like Mr. Beebe than anyone else.
Stephen King tries on the crime novel, and finds that it fits pretty well.
Don’t trust my opinion of Michael Chabon books, because I love them all. But I loved this Michael Chabon book.
Michael Chabon’s novel Telegraph Avenue loves vinyl, and it seems to love the novel. But does it love them in the same way? I haven’t finished it yet, so these are just my impressions so far.
Connie Willis’s time-travel novel is good, but not quite at the same high level as its sequel.