Stories By Elinor Teele
Morning and Evening Talk by Naguib MahfouzMay 10, 2020
Reading these medieval entries can be as exciting as perusing annotated bibliographies at times, since the...
My Thousand & One Nights by Raja Alem and Tom McDonoughMay 7, 2020
In Alem’s world-view, one might expect to see objects morph into people, animals writhe in henna...
Daughter of Heaven by Nigel CawthorneMay 7, 2020
In a shocking and vaguely incestuous move, she seduced T’ai-tsung’s son, the Emperor Kao-tsung, and from...
The Quiet Girl by Peter HøegMay 4, 2020
A thriller is often a race, but without the understanding of exactly why this girl is...
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot DíazMay 3, 2020
This book isn’t a book, it’s a jazz piece, a series of improvisations on Díaz’s country,...
Red Carpets and Other Banana Skins by Rupert EverettApril 30, 2020
The universe appears to have cheated Rupert Everett. By rights, he belongs to the Edwardian age,...