Archives for: "March 2009"

Book of the Month, April, 2009

March 20th, 2009
The Sea by John Banville The author of The Untouchable (“contemporary fiction gets no better than this” — Patrick McGrath, The New York Times Book Review) now gives us a luminous novel about love, loss, and the unpredictable power of memory. The… more »

March 19th, 2009
When you're in love you don't have to do a damn thing. You can just be. You can just stay quiet in the world. You don't have to move an inch. more »

The Last Coyote - Michael Connelly

March 17th, 2009
Harry Bosch's life is on the edge. His earthquake-damaged home has been condemned. His girlfriend has left him. He's drinking too much. And after attacking his commanding officer, he's even had to turn in his L.A.P.D. detective's badge. Now, suspended… more »

March 16th, 2009 Garp put it, "You only grow by coming to the end of something and by beginning something else." more »

Roadside Crosses

March 12th, 2009
A searing look at the accountability of blogging and life in the online world, Roadside Crosses is the third in Jeffery Deaver's high-tech thriller trilogy, along with The Blue Nowhere and The Broken Window. The Monterey Peninsula is rocked when a… more »

March 11th, 2009
"You used to be entertaining before you started to write," he continued. "Now you save any idea that you think would do to print." more »

The Concrete Blonde - Michael Connelly

March 5th, 2009
They call him the Dollmaker, a serial killer who stalks Los Angeles and leaves a grisly calling card on the faces of his female victims. When a suspect is shot by Detective Harry Bosch, everyone believes the city's nightmare is over. But then the dead… more »

March 4th, 2009
Elphaba had an okay voice. [Boq] saw the imaginary place she conjured up, a land where injustice and common cruelty and despotic rule and the beggaring fist of drought didn't work together to hold everyone by the neck. No, he wasn't giving her credit:… more »