Author: Alex Yard

Simon & Schuster, 2018. 0

Big Guns by Steve Israel

★★★☆☆ U.S. Representative-turned-novelist Steve Israel delivers his second novel Big Guns, which carries the torch of the 2005 comedy film Thank You for Smoking—it’s the satirical tale of an industry that revels in its...

Simon & Schuster, 2018. 2

Asymmetry by Lisa Halliday

★★☆☆☆ Asymmetry reads like the product of a promising young writer having completed a very good creative writing MFA program, who is subsequently unable to write much beyond a meta discussion of everything she...

Best Books 2017 0

Best Books of 2017: Alex’s Picks

Author Ayelet Waldman has endured struggles with neuroses, depression, and chronic pain, so naturally she turned to LSD. A Really Good Day is the nonfiction chronicle of her “microdosing” experiments; every three days she...