Book Reviews

THE FALLING WHITE SHIRT – September 2007

This book opens with the events of 9/11 and how it shaped two separate lives.

“OUT OF THE CRADLE, ENDLESSLY ROCKING. . . .” – August 2007

A review of Margaret Drabble’s book “Out of the Cradle, Endlessly Rocking…”

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.