THE SHAMAN OF TURTLE VALLEY available for pre-order NOW.

Announcing the publication on May 14, 2019, of my first novel, The Shaman of Turtle Valley, by Braddock Avenue Books.…

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2019 Reading–January

In 2018 I managed to finish reading 72 books. I know people who read way more than that, but I…

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My Year in Reading: 2018

Every year, as a Goodreads user, I set a reading goal for the year. For 2018, my goal was to…

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Happy 4th of July — in Raintree County

There’s a good chance you’ve never heard of Raintree County by Ross Lockridge, Jr., or if you have heard of it…

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>Too many books, not enough books

> I started a bookshelf-reorganization project in December–it seemed like something to do over the holidays–but didn’t quite finish. Just…

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>Book Review: Visit Me in California by Cooley Windsor

> Check out my review of Cooley Windsor’s fine short story collection Visit Me in California in Examiner.com.

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>Where I Must Go by Angela Jackson

> Where I Must GoAngela JacksonTriquarterly Books/Northwestern University Press (2009) I started at Northwestern University in the fall of 1971.…

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>The Book of Fathers by Miklós Vámos

> The Book of FathersMiklós VámosOther Press 2009  While the point of this sprawling novel eludes me — is it…

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>Kind Words for In an Uncharted Country

>  The April issue of The Short Review includes a very thoughtful review of In an Uncharted Country. There’s also…

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