Entries Tagged as 'review'

Something about Her

August 19th, 2013 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Have you ever had to periodically stop listening to an audiobook because it was so intense you just needed a break? Probably not all that uncommon with good thrillers. But with a memoir? That’s what my wife and I had to do on a recent road trip during which we tuned in to Her by […]

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The Word Smith – Ali Smith and There But For The

July 22nd, 2013 · No Comments · Uncategorized

How to describe Ali Smith’s There But For The? For me, the trick to describing or defining Ali Smith’s writing is simply not to. It’s more fruitful and pleasurable to just sit back, accept her simply but dynamically drawn characters, let the language and wordplay wash over you, then in the end enjoy the slightly […]

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A Claire DeWitt Bohemian Rhapsody

July 15th, 2013 · No Comments · Uncategorized

With the publication of Claire DeWitt and the Bohemian Highway (Sara Gran; read by Carol Monda) more and more people are catching on to the Claire DeWitt phenomenon, and I couldn’t be more pleased. I knew a quarter of the way into the first book, Claire DeWitt and the City of the Dead, that 1) […]

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