REVIEW: The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

Amazon paperback For Kindle For iBooks The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt Many say this book is too long, too much detail and sidetracking. I understand those reactions. At times, I thought “come on, get with it!” Finishing it made it worthwhile. The strands...

REVIEW: A History Of The World In Six Glasses

Amazon paperback For Kindle For iBooks A History Of The World In Six Glasses by Tom Standage My rating: 4 of 5 stars I was lent this book by my daughter-in-law who thought I would enjoy it. She knows me well! A book on the history of spirits touches on a number of my...

Writers on Writing: Collected Essays from The New York Times

Amazon paperback Writers on Writing: Collected Essays from The New York Times by The New York Times My rating: 4 of 5 stars A nice collection of authors musing about their craft. A wide variety, though most are novelists. Some of the essays are about the craft of...

REVIEW: Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie

Amazon paperback For Kindle For iBooks Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie My rating: 4 of 5 stars The beginning was a bit rough—slogging through, not sure I liked it. The author has built a world of the future quite different from our own—Earth is never mentioned, gender...

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