Category: Literature

Hope Valley by Jon Manuel 0

Hope Valley by John Manuel

★★★★☆ Regional novels published by small presses face great difficulty gaining traction in the massive world of publishing. Tens of thousands of books are published each year, most of them by major publishers who...

Forest Dark by Nicole Krauss 0

Forest Dark by Nicole Krauss

★★★☆☆ Nicole Krauss has taken a bold, introspective leap forward with her new novel Forest Dark: this is a difficult, densely intellectual book about memory, history, and the contemporary Jewish experience mixed with a Franz...

The Burning Girl by Claire Messud 0

The Burning Girl by Claire Messud

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Claire Messud’s The Burning Girl smolders with the nostalgia of a frayed preteen friendship bracelet: this transportive novel spans the formative summers of Julia and Cassie, two best friends...