Jane Tompkins

SWAMP THING: Alligators in B-Flat: Improbable Tales from the Files of Real Florida by Jeff Klinkenberg – April 2014

SWAMP THING: Alligators in B-Flat: Improbable Tales from the Files of Real Florida by Jeff Klinkenberg - April 2014

This book takes place in Florida. It is about “Thunderman” a blind man who loves thunder, talks about it endlessly, makes recordings of it and is transfixed by it.

BOOK REVIEW: Dark Star Safari: Overland from Cairo to Cape Town By Paul Theroux – March 2014

BOOK REVIEW: Dark Star Safari: Overland from Cairo to Cape Town By Paul Theroux  - March 2014

Follow travel writer Theroux through East Africa along with commentary by our reviewer.

BOOK REVIEW: CARL HIAASEN, BAD MONKEY — February 2014

BOOK REVIEW: CARL HIAASEN, BAD MONKEY — February 2014

Jane states: this is the raunchiest book I’ve read in a long time. And one of the most entertaining.

EVERY LOVE STORY IS A GHOST STORY: A LIFE OF DAVID FOSTER WALLACE – January 2014

EVERY LOVE STORY IS A GHOST STORY: A LIFE OF DAVID FOSTER WALLACE - January 2014

It’s not often that you learn something from reading a book………..

W IS FOR WASTED, BY SUE GRAFTON – December 2013

W IS FOR WASTED, BY SUE GRAFTON - December 2013

If you’re not familiar with Sue Grafton,” W is for Wasted,” the latest in her……………….

AN EXAMINED LIFE — November 2013

AN EXAMINED LIFE  — November 2013

If you like memoirs and autobiographies, this is a must read.