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J N-T: The Life and Scandalous Times of John Nathan-Turner (review)

With a little tweaking, Richard Marson's tell-all biography of the late John Nathan-Turner could easily replace its subtitle with that of Peter Hook's wonderful memoir on the Manchester club scene of the 1980s, The Hacienda: How Not to Run a... Continue Reading →

The Psychopath Test

Another semester is now under way, so this will probably be my last review for a little while.

The Salmon of Doubt

Fans of the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy and Dirk Gently books might enjoy my review of The Salmon Doubt by the late, great Douglas Adams.

Lost at Sea

I suppose I've been doing a lot of reading lately. My review of Jon Ronson's Lost at Sea is now up at 2paragraphs.

The Antidote

Just a quick note to say that my review of The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can't Stand Positive Thinking is now up at 2Paragraphs.

Four-Star Review in Luxury Reading!

"The Grievers delivers a quick, succinct, raw and honest approach to life and death."

Review: Generosity by Richard Powers

Generosity: An Enhancement by Richard Powers examines the root causes of happiness and anxiety while critiquing the relationship between science, the media, and big business. The narrative follows a reluctant creative writing teacher who discovers that one of his students... Continue Reading →

Thanks to Curt Smith & Prime Number!

Big thanks to Curt Smith for his glowing review of The Grievers in Prime Number: A Journal of Distinctive Poetry and Prose. The piece also includes an interview in which I opine on various topics including whether or not a... Continue Reading →

Some Good Words from Kirkus Reviews

I'm not sure if I'm allowed to share this advance review from Kirkus as it's copyrighted material, but it's copyrighted material about my book, so here goes: When a prep-school classmate dies, a graduate student past his sell-by date must... Continue Reading →

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