... Thomas Devaney offers of a comprehensive view of Charles Bernstein's Girly Man: His most emphatic, rewarding poems yet.
Carlin Romano assesses the achievement of James A. Michener, whose centenary took place on Feb. 3: Michener's legacy: Author or benefactor?
Roger Miller returns to his childhood to review The Dead Fathers Club: If Hamlet were 11, he might write this.
I was quite impressed by Keith Dixon's The Art of Losing: A deceptive novel morphs from caper to moral fable.
Glenn Altschuler isn't entirely convinced by Peter Wood's A Bee in the Mouth: 'New Anger' traced to those '60s liberals.
Michael Harrington likes the cartoons, but is less impressed by the life: Addams' cartoons fascinating, but not his life .
Katie Haegele is charmed by the language of Un Lun Dun: Young Adult Reader | Clever wordplay energizes this oddball adventure story.
During the past week ...
Rita Giordano was impressed by a moving personal account of autism: Book Review | Unflinching look at autism in the family.
David Walton found Vic Gatrell's City of Laughter more than just fun: Book Review | Drawing on a thirst for celebrity scandals .
Phaedra Trethan found truth and laughter in Ron Geraci's The Bachelor Chronicles: Book Review | A bachelor's witty, touching take on the dating game .
And Desmond Ryan found Stanley Weintraub's 11 Days in December to be not your usual Christmas story: Book Review | Christmas on a bloody battlefield