Books I’ve Read: March – July, 2013

Note: This entry is not intended to be a work of literary criticism, but rather to make brief notes about books I’ve read recently and enjoyed. Publishers and authors, please be aware that no comments made on this page may be used as blurb or promotional copy...

A Roundup of Reviews

The Hundred Hearts has been out for about a month now, and in that time it has attracted four reviews that can only be called glowing, or at least mostly incandescent. Naturally, this comes as a huge relief. I’m fond of pointing out the paradoxes inherent in the...

Thank you, Teresa

Today I was reminded of one of the chief pleasures of being a writer–the fact that I can reach people all over the world with my work. And it happened when I least expected it. I needed to call the hosting company that handles this website to discuss a technical...

Blurbs

People are being ridiculously generous with me lately, and I am brimming with gratitude. Below are three blurbs for THE HUNDRED HEARTS (out in April 2013), written by three writers for whom I have immense respect. Blurbs, if you don’t know, are the comments you...

Books I Read (Or At Least Finished) in January

Popular Music from Vittula, by Mikael Niemi (2000 – literary fiction) I’ve taken an interest in Scandinavian literature recently, along with a few million other readers, and when I saw this book mentioned in a post on Reddit, it sounded perfect. And it...