Stories By Elinor Teele
The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work by Alain de BottonJune 5, 2020
The concept of Pleasures and Sorrows is a good one. De Botton sets out on a...
Sunnyside by Glen David GoldJune 3, 2020
For Gold, like Koontz and Høeg, has a way of combining farce and futility that says...
Marlee Matlin: Bold Moves and Few RegretsJune 1, 2020
"I worry about nothing except doing work that I like and that I look at as...
The Twin by Gerbrand BakkerJune 1, 2020
Deceptively plain in its phrasing, almost lethargic in its pace, The Twin is about as flat...
Chasing Moonlight: The True Story of Field of Dreams’ Doc Graham by Brett Friedlander and Robert ReisingMay 30, 2020
There's a scene in Field of Dreams where the camera lingers on a baby-faced baseball player...
All the Living by C.E. MorganMay 29, 2020
For All the Living is an excellent debut for Morgan, a bold book of small incidents...
The Help by Kathryn StockettMay 27, 2020
Yet when an author treads into specific territories, the ground becomes awfully muddy. We’re happy to...
The Irish Americans: A History by Jay P. DolanMay 26, 2020
America’s love affair with all things Irish – with J.F.K. and seedy bars in “The Departed,”...
Frederick Burr Opper’s Happy HooliganMay 26, 2020
Viewed in retrospect, post-Depression, however, he acquires a special poignancy. Here was a man who was...
A Mercy by Toni MorrisonMay 23, 2020
That’s it. Truly. That’s the plot. But to say that is all there is to it...