Book Reviews

The Americans by Molly Antopol and Carthage by Joyce Carol Oates, Esquire, February 2014

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt, Esquire, December 2013

The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman, The New York Times Book Review, June 27, 2013

Benediction by Kent Haruf, Esquire, March 2013

In Celebration of the Short Story, Esquire, February 2013

The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers and The Three-Day Affair by Michael Kardos, Esquire, December 2012

The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers, The New York Times Book Review, October 4, 2012.

Telegraph Avenue  by Michael Chabon, Esquire, September 2012

The Devil in Silver by Victor LaValle, signature review, Publishers Weekly, July 2, 2012

The Wind Through The Keyhole by Stephen King, Esquire, March 2012

Calico Joe by John Grisham, Esquire, March 2012

Feast Day of Fools by James Lee Burke, Esquire, October 2011

We the Animals by Justin Torres, Esquire, September 2011

American Masculine by Shann Ray, Esquire, June 2011

The Only Thing Worse Than Boring Porn is Chuck Palahniuk’s New Novel About Boring Porn, a review of Chuck Palahniuk’s Snuff,, June 2008

Still King, a review of Stephen King’s Duma Key,, February 2008

The After Story, a review of Larry Watson’s Sundown, Yellow Moon,, December 2007

Blood on His Hands, a review of Percival Everett’s The Water Cure,, October 2007

The Road by Cormac McCarthy, The Capital Times, December 22, 2006

The Traveler by John Twelve Hawks, The Capital Times, December 23, 2005

Between Camelots by David Harris Ebenbach, The Capital Times, November 11, 2005

Novel by George Singleton, The Capital Times, September 9, 2005

If You Lived Here I’d Know Your Name by Heather Lende, The Capital Times, August 26, 2005

The Coast of Akron by Adrienne Miller, The Capital Times, August 12, 2005

The Evil B.B. Chow by Steve Almond, The Capital Times, May 6, 2005

The Vagabonds by Nicholas Delbanco, The Capital Times, March 11, 2005

Let’s Do by Rebecca Meacham, The Capital Times, February 5, 2005

Five Shades of Shadow by Tracy Daugherty, Crab Orchard Review, Spring 2004