Different Strokes, Different Books | What We’re Reading

“What We’re Reading” this week is about what we could and couldn’t finish, bookwise.

Rescued by Dogs | French on Fridays

Dog books are helping me get through the dog days of summer.

Recommended, Commended, & Unrecommended | What We’re Reading

The Bees

The LJ/School Library Journal/Junior Library Guild staff is taking and making recommendations this week, with hive fiction, stalker stories, diversified heroines, L.A. hippies, women soldiers, faux-academic footnotes, and scrumptiously short stories.

Arts & Humanities Reviews | November 1, 2013

Reviews of Gravity’s Rainbow, Domination, and Freedom, Why We Build: Power and Desire in Architecture, and Making Masterpiece: 25 Years Behind the Scenes at Masterpiece Theatre and Mystery! on PBS, plus a full list of Arts & Humanities reviews from the November 1, 2013 issue.

On the Edge with Thomas Pynchon

Thomas Pynchon’s new novel, Bleeding Edge (Penguin Pr. ISBN 9781594204234. $27.95), is set for publication in September, and already reviews are passing before my eyes. So I’ll give you my take on this heady, ground-shifting novel, which explores early Internet angst and the buildup to 9/11 to give us a world on the verge. Interestingly, […]