The Point Eludes Me. Too many competing thoughts drown out the powerful writing of John Cheever. My Rating: I’m glad I read this book, though.
Hardboiled Pulp. Popularizer of the genre, Hammett’s detective story is a solid mystery with plenty of quick wit. My Rating: I’m a sucker for this
Resignation, Cynicism and Meh. Heralded for being interesting due to its lack of traditional story-telling and relying on the craft of writing — I just
Unbalancing Thriller That Makes You Question Science fiction at its best: taking advantage of temporal-spatial qualities to take advantage of our intuitions. My Rating: I
Beautiful Writing, Tepid Story “We are talking now of summer evenings in Knoxville Tennessee in the time that I lived there so successfully disguised to
“It was funny, too,how lonesome a person could be in a crowded house.” Mick. Rating: It’s always the books about the human spirit that endure.