(Audio) Book Review: The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer

We meet Greer Kadetsky in her first year at Ryland College. She was supposed to be at Yale but due to a financial mix-up (and possibly her parents' ineptitude) has settled for what she views as a second-tier school. Greer is smart and quiet, ambitious but unsure of her future. After a traumatic run-in with… Continue reading (Audio) Book Review: The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer

What I Read – February 2023

Read: Brutes - Dizz Tate (Catapult, 2023) A Woman is No Man - Etaf Rum (Harper Audio, 2019) Small Things Like These - Claire Keegan (Grove Press, 2021) Abyss - Pilar Quintana (World Editions, 2023) (translated from the Spanish by Lisa Dillman) Stardust - Neil Gaiman (Harper Audio) Rebecca - Daphne du Maurier (BBC Audio,… Continue reading What I Read – February 2023

Book Review – The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer

I'm about twenty years too young to feel much nostalgia over the 1960s but I'm exactly the right age to understand that childhood dreams don't necessarily translate into adult life. The Interestings (Riverhead Books, 2013) starts out with six teenagers at a summer camp called Spirit-in-the-Woods. It's a camp for artistically-inclined youth and for each… Continue reading Book Review – The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer