December 5, 2010
November 9, 2010
Looking for some stocking stuffers? Here are five beauties I particularly recommend, with more to follow in the weeks to come.
September 13, 2010
I am delighted to report the publication of two books that I have been eager for some time to see appear between hard covers, having had the opportunity to know a bit about them beforehand, and to hav
December 19, 2009
I have a couple more gift-book suggestions to propose, each one a recent arrival that came in too late to make my holiday r
October 17, 2009
History in the grand tradition--including one new edition of a classic written 2,500 years ago--comprise my choices for this current batch of new releases, each one worthy of your attention.
August 19, 2009
September is right around the corner, and the new books for fall are starting to trickle in from the publishers.
July 4, 2009
Greetings and Happy Independence Day from Sandwich, Mass., on Cape Cod Bay.
April 5, 2009
A couple of trips to South Carolina, Texas, and Maine have given me the opportunity to read a number of fun novels while traveling, which I will write about, I promise, in an upcoming entry, but first
March 7, 2009
With all the gloomy news about the publishing industry cutting back drastically on worthwhile releases in the face of pressing economic times--take a look at the most recent developments at one major
January 23, 2009
Richard Yates, the author of the critically acclaimed novel "Revolutionary Road," died in 1992 at the age of 66, a good three years before Amazon.com sold its first book online, and redefined forever