Author: John Formy-Duval

Love May Fail by Matthew Quick 0

Love May Fail by Matthew Quick

The title of this “aching tale of love and redemption” as self-described in the narrative is taken from Kurt Vonnegut’s Jailbird: “Love may fail, but courtesy will prevail.” May is the key here. Love...

I Refuse by Per Petterson book review 0

I Refuse by Per Petterson

Per Petterson is the author of seven novels, including the acclaimed Out Stealing Horses, a best book of 2007 and subsequently published in 50 languages. His first novel in nearly five years is a...

Aquarium by David Vann 2

Aquarium by David Vann

Leo Tolstoy famously wrote, “Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” In David Vann’s novel Aquarium, Sheri and Caitlin, mother and daughter, are living lives of quiet...