2021 Reading–August

Doesn’t everyone read more in August? The Best American Short Stories 2020, edited by Curtis Sittenfeld is the latest in this long-running series. I…

2021 Reading–June

Although it was a busy month, I managed to finish five books. How to Mars by David Ebenbach is science fiction, sort of. In…

2020 Reading–December

The Big Baby Crime Spree and Other Delusions by Darrin Doyle is a short collection of short stories—just 90 pages long—that was sent to…

2020 Reading–October

How to be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi is an exploration of antiracism. It’s not good enough to be not-racist anymore, Kendi, argues,…

2020 Reading–September

Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood is a historical novel about a woman involved in a double murder. She is spared hanging because of her…

2020 Reading — July

The Magpie’s Return by Curtis Smith is coming out in August, but I got an advance copy and I did a review that I…

2020 Reading–June

Although it was a busy month–despite social distancing and lockdown–I managed to get a fair amount of reading done in June, a mix of…

2020 Reading–May

My list of completed books this month is a little light because I was participating in an online class–both teaching and learning, which was…

2020 Reading–April

Another big reading month, because what else is there to do, including a couple of big books. A Brief History of Seven Killings by…

2019 Reading–April

This month I managed to read a few things I’ve been wanting to get to for a long time, as well as a couple…