“It came, over and over, down to this: What made someone a mother? Was it biology alone, or was it love?” In Little Fires Everywhere, Celeste Ng makes great use of … Continue reading
Julian Barnes’ new novel, The Only Story, posits that while many things happen to a person in their lifetime, at the end of the day there is only one story … Continue reading
I follow the Tournament of Books every year, and every year I have at least one great discovery from the contest. This year, that discovery was Fever Dream. A friend recommended … Continue reading
Have you ever noticed how many novels are about white guys who can’t get their life in order? SO MANY. And I can’t deal with it anymore.
It’s rare that a book makes me laugh out loud AND cry. The Heart’s Invisible Furies did both.
An actress struggles toward sobriety in this fictionalized version of Carrie Fisher’s own struggles with substance abuse, famously adapted into a movie starring Meryl Streep and Shirley MacLaine.