Jane Tompkins

HOW TO BREATHE UNDERWATER BY JULIE ORRINGER – September 2014

HOW TO BREATHE UNDERWATER BY JULIE ORRINGER - September 2014

Nine stories of teenage girls learning to survive

THE BURGESS BOYS – By Elizabeth Strout – August 2014

THE BURGESS BOYS - By Elizabeth Strout - August 2014

Three children are left fatherless due to a car accident.

ANOTHER AFRICA – July 2014

ANOTHER AFRICA  - July 2014

A magnificent novel with contemporaneity, sweep, and fascination of an unfamiliar culture, says the reviewer.

DON’T LOOK DOWN – May 2014

DON’T LOOK DOWN - May 2014

This book is a combination of action-adventure , self-help and memoir.

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.