Tag: modern fiction

Review: The Dutch House

I’ve listened to Ann Patchett’s The Dutch House twice and hate the ending as much as I love the beginning, which makes it hard to evaluate. Quick note on the audiobook: Tom Hanks does a stellar job. I thought he was reading too fast at…

Review: Remains of the Day

5.0 (out of 5)

Review: You Don’t Love Me Yet

20 Books of Summer 2019: Book 3 Maybe it’s wrong to buy a book for such superficial reasons, but Jonathan Lethem’s You Don’t Love Me Yet was too well-titled to ignore. People have recommended Lethem’s books for years and I put them off until this…

Review: The Woman Who Walked into Doors

Reading Ireland Month 2019: Book 2 I misread this title. I mistook it for something whimsical or slightly fantastic, but the first chapter reminded me that walking into doors is a euphemism for domestic violence. Roddy Doyle’s The Woman Who Walked into Doors isn’t the…

Review: The Green Road

So much better than The Gathering!