The Sex Pistols are screaming in the ears of this reviewer’s headset (with the volume on full blast) as he sits in a geodesic dome made by Buckminster Fuller.
In the historical novel, The Fort, Bernard Cornwall brings the reader another tale of the American Revolution.
Reading the work of a truly talented author is a well-savored delight for a book lover. When it comes to the art of writing, C. W. Gortner’s name can be added to the list of master craftsmen.
Knopf, March 2006
Supreme Justice is a novel of suspense with plenty of characters and more than a few plot twists and turns.
Despite recently winning the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction, Solar isn’t really a comic novel, at least, not in the Tom Sharpe or Douglas Adams style.
Some people are destined from birth to do great things. Gil Orlov is born at the zenith of a full solar eclipse, the seventh daughter of a seventh daughter. She is the end goal of a carefully pl
Return to Paradise is the sequel to Leaving Paradise by Simone Elkeles, the New York Times bestselling author of Rules of Attraction and the breakout novel Perfect Chemistry.
Atria Books, October 2009 Pursuit of Honor is an ideal title for this CIA political thriller.
(Random House Paperbacks, March 2010)
Sean Ferrell’s daring first novel, Numb, is a Barthian fable which endeavors to chart a course through the murky waters of sensory overload in the modern world.
In the year 1798, Napoleon Bonaparte invaded Egypt. His obsession? The wish to make himself a modern day Alexander the Great.
Samuel Zipp has written an intense and meticulously detailed textbook-style account of four projects that were built in post-World War II Manhattan.
Kantor is a Pegasus who is very klutzy. No matter what he does, he trips and falls over everything. This bothers him terribly.
It requires a degree of self-importance to presume to critique such a prolific writer as James Patterson.
In her new novel, House Rules, Jodi Picoult serves up another courtroom drama, intricately woven through an extraordinarily detailed portrait of a family in crisis.
Every week, tens of thousands of NASCAR fans line sweltering racetracks in hopes of being up close when a spectacular crash occurs.
In a genre overloaded with bubble-gum-pink teendom and paranormal dark fantasy full of fangs and fur, Mindi Scott’s debut novel Freefall stands out as fresh, realistic, young adult fiction
Filthy Rich is the first graphic novel to come from the newly launched Vertigo Crime imprint at DC Comics.
Georgeann Packard’s extraordinary debut novel, Fall Asleep Forgetting, is filled with such an array of original and motley crew of characters, we become almost spoiled for choice as we tur
July 1913 was the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. Fifty-four thousand white veterans from both sides of the battle met in what was called the Encampment.
Mr. Mortimer has brought to the study of the American Civil War the biography of Pryce Lewis.