Book Author Rating


Sena Jeter Naslund three-stars

Against the Day

Thomas Pynchon four-stars

Andrew Carnegie

David Nasaw three-and-half-stars

Black Girl/White Girl

Joyce Carol Oates four-stars

Blood and Thunder

Hampton Sides three-and-half-stars


E. L. Doctorow four-stars


Joe Miller three-and-half-stars

Dark Angels

Karleen Koen four-stars

Echo Park

Michael Connelly four-stars

Farewell Summer

Ray Bradbury three-and-half-stars


Jo Walton three-and-half-stars

Forbidden Cargo

Rebecca K. Rowe three-and-half-stars

Fragile Things

Neil Gaiman four-stars


J. M. Ledgard three-and-half-stars

Imperial Life in the Emerald City

Rajiv Chandrasekaran four-stars


Robert Harris three-stars

Inés of My Soul

Margaret Sayers Peden three-stars

Inés of My Soul

Isabel Allende three-stars

I’ll Steal You Away

Niccolò Ammaniti four-stars

I’ll Steal You Away

Jonathan Hunt four-stars

Lisey’s Story

Stephen King three-stars

Love and Louis XIV

Antonia Fraser four-stars

Murder in Amsterdam

Ian Buruma three-stars

One Good Turn

Kate Atkinson three-stars

Only Revolutions

Mark Z. Danielewski four-stars


William Boyd three-and-half-stars

Sharp Objects

Gillian Flynn four-stars

The Architecture of Happiness

Alain de Botton three-stars

The Blind Side

Michael Lewis three-and-half-stars

The Echo Maker

Richard Powers three-and-half-stars

The Family That Couldn’t Sleep

D. T. Max three-and-half-stars

The Ghost at the Table

Suzanne Berne three-and-half-stars

The Ghost Map

Steven Johnson three-and-half-stars

The God Delusion

Richard Dawkins three-stars

The Immortal Game

David Shenk three-and-half-stars

The Innocent Man

John Grisham three-stars

The Ladies of Grace Adieu and Other Stories

Susanna Clarke three-and-half-stars

The Ladies of Grace Adieu and Other Stories

Charles Vess three-and-half-stars

The Lay of the Land

Richard Ford three-stars

The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid

Bill Bryson four-stars

The Light of Evening

Edna O’Brien three-stars

The Mephisto Club

Tess Gerritsen three-and-half-stars

The Shakespeare Wars

Ron Rosenbaum three-stars

The Thirteenth Tale

Diane Setterfield three-and-half-stars

The Trouble with Physics

Lee Smolin three-and-half-stars

The Uses of Enchantment

Heidi Julavits three-and-half-stars

The View from Castle Rock

Alice Munro three-and-half-stars

The War of the World

Niall Ferguson four-stars

Things I Didn’t Know

Robert Hughes three-stars


Erik Larson three-and-half-stars

Walt Disney

Neal Gabler three-and-half-stars

What Came Before He Shot Her

Elizabeth George three-stars

What Is the What

Dave Eggers four-stars