Book Reviews

Unexpected Love

A Facebook friend of mine recently posted this about her marriage, which she entered into later in life than most: "Who would have known that my first date 8 years ago today, with a man...

An Old Favorite

“A few years ago I met a wheat farmer from North Dakota,” writes Tobias Wolff, “and couldn’t stop myself from asking him how he kept from going crazy in all that windblown solitude. He...

The Writerly Mind

Just back from Normandy, land of happy cows, I’ve been thinking about this Lydia Davis story I like, wherein the narrator watches a trio of cows that live next door. That’s it. A series...

This Summer’s Best Novel

Nothing horsey here, but my NYU friend Boris recently published this novel to a rave on the cover of the New York Times Book Review. People: read this book! It's a page-turner crafted...

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