Category: Literature

Satin Island by Tom McCarthy 0

Satin Island by Tom McCarthy

Tom McCarthy’s latest book Satin Island exists in a glorious new realm of writing between a novel, a narrative manifesto, a treatise, and a test. Written in the form of a bureaucratic report, Satin...

The Green Road by Anne Enright book review 0

The Green Road by Anne Enright

The premise of Anne Enright’s The Green Road has been told countless times before. Rosaleen Madigan is the mother of four independent, self-deprecating children, each of whom live independently around the globe as they...

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...

My Sunshine Away by M.O.Walsh 0

My Sunshine Away by M.O.Walsh

In My Sunshine Away, M.O. Walsh mingles a couple of old standbys: a tale of obsessive love and its perils, and a whodunit. After he stirs in an outwardly idyllic middle-class Baton Rouge neighborhood,...

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...