Sunday, March 11, 2007

Today's Inquirer reviews ...

... include:

... my review of John Banville's Benjamin Black thriller: Prize-winner offers his first crime novel.

Carlin Romano on Milan Kundera: Kundera's musings on the novel.

Glenn Altschuler on Lincoln's Smile and Other Enigmas: Essayist explores act, art of seeing.

Michael McHale takes to the road with Colum McCann: Compelling look at a Gypsy's life .

Allen Barra is much taken with Kurt Anderson's Heyday: Two for the road through America, 1848 .

Martha Woodall thinks Kimg Hurley may be on to something: Business thriller is a promising debut .

Katie Haegele's DigitaLit column looks at another Michael Betcherman email mystery: Follow the adventures of 'Suzanne' via a flurry of e-mails .

During the past week, Karen Heller really liked Vendela Vida's Let the Northern Lights
Erase Your Name: She heads north to a fresh start.

Finally, Sandy Bauers likes the sound of Down Under: The Aussie accent and lingo carry us along down under.

2 comments:

  1. Lovely review of Christine Falls, Frank. I look forward to reading the book when it is out in PB over here, which is soon.
    Enjoy the author event tomorrow. Wish I could be there.

    I also am glad to note your reviewer's positive take on the Vida book -- The Times reviewed it glowingly on Saturday so I'd already resolved to buy that book. Now doubly resolved.

    Glad to see the PI books section up to page count.

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  2. Thank you, Maxine. Coming from someone like you, who knows a good deal more about crime fiction than I do and writes really outstanding reviews of it, it means a lot.

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