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Rory

  • Hearts of men
    Reviews

    The Hearts of Men by Nickolas Butler

    I am, barring any unseen literary missteps, now a lifelong fan of Nickolas Butler. Beginning with the superb Shotgun Lovesongs, following that with Beneath the Bonfire, and now releasing The Hearts of…

  • Guin
    Reviews

    The Guineveres by Sarah Domet

    Sarah Domet’s debut novel takes its name from the four protagonists, all named Guinevere and all abandoned at the Sisters of the Supreme Adoration convent. Vere, Win, Ginny, and Gwen are desperate to…

  • Summer Adirondacks
    Reviews

    Lately

    Making: Tortellini soup, it’s surprisingly good, and kid friendly. Drinking: Water. It’s one of my goals for the year. Reading: Ill Will by Dan Chaon Organizing: This year’s travel plans (which may include…

  • Shania Impress
    Lists

    That Don’t Impress Me Much…

    Please tell me you thought of Shania Twain, even if you aren’t a country fan. I’m probably dating myself here. “They” say never judge a book by it’s cover… Yet I do…