Book Reviews

THE “FROZEN CHOSEN” — July 2007

THE “FROZEN CHOSEN” — July 2007

Michael Chabon, a writer with incredible powers of imagination and use of language, offers us a what-if history…..

THE WASTED WORLD – June 2007

THE WASTED WORLD - June 2007

The idea of the world’s end has intrigued many writers, but in their writings almost always, somehow, life wins out.

WANDERING THROUGH THE MAZE – May 2007

WANDERING THROUGH THE MAZE  - May 2007

This novel is about memory and identity.

LIBRARY NOTES – April 2007

LIBRARY NOTES - April 2007

At nearly 800 pages, the book is a delight to read, and provides an informative and often riotous ride through the cultural and social history of the 20th century, particularly New York’s.

A SHAGGY DOG STORY — March 2007

A SHAGGY DOG STORY — March 2007

A man walked into a bar, a pub really, for this story takes place in the England of Detective Superintendent Richard Jury.

MEMORY AND DESTINY – February 2007

MEMORY AND DESTINY  - February 2007

Christopher Banks, a famous English detective, spent his childhood in Shanghai before the Sino-Japanese War………………………..