I have developed a habit over the years of dog-earring pages in the books I read as a way to remind myself of passages that resonated with me as I read. I […]
“I don’t believe in this fairy tale of staying together for ever. Ten years with somebody is enough.” Who said it?
After feeding twenty-six books into my head in thirty days, I’d like to say that I’m letting my brain decompress, but I’ll be honest: I’m still reading. In fact, I have two […]
“There ought to be limits to freedom.” Who said it?
War may be hell, but it produces terrific literature, and “When We Walked Above the Clouds” by H. Lee Barnes is a cracker of a book. In the mid sixties, the author […]
“The cyclops woman squints at them, those who deem themselves unlovely, and knows that no one would look at them twice in a crowd.” – “The Cyclops” by Teresa Milbrodt… We live […]
Teresa Milbrodt is earning a good bit of acclaim lately, and her new short story collection, Bearded Women: Stories, should only amplify her reputation. Fiction Editor Dr. Jim Booth will have a […]
“Television is an invention whereby you can be entertained in your living room by people you wouldn’t have in your house.” Who said it? The answer is at the end of this […]
By the time I’d finished the first third of this book, I was ready to send my review copy back to the publisher with a rude note. By the end of the […]
by Lindsay Hayes A recent study conducted at University of California, San Diego revealed that people enjoyed short stories more when they had been given a spoiler about the ending. That’s nice, […]