January 2011

I read Sunset Park by Paul Auster in a day, but maybe I should have taken longer to appreciate it – because I don’t. Miles Heller finds himself in a tough spot with an underage girl in Florida, and though it’s not quite the tough spot one immediately thinks of, it’s tough enough for him to […]


Rowan and Clara Radley don’t know they’re vampires. Their parents, Helen and Peter, have kept the family secret for seventeen years, abstaining from their old, instinctual practices and raising their children as if human blood is not a part of their natural diet. And everything is fine, until Clara decides to become a vegetarian, forsaking the […]


If you talk to me for ten minutes any time between the hours of 7: 30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, I guarantee I will bring up Seth Godin at least once. I can’t help it. I’ve bought and read his books. I cling to each blog post. I covet his action figure. I […]