Monthly Archives: October 2013

Write It Down

Sister Mother Husband Dog (etc.) by Delia Ephron is a delightful collection of autobiographical essays.  The stories are sad, humorous, witty, and revealing. The book opens with a story about the passing of Delia’s older sister, Nora.  I thought this … Continue reading

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A Rolling Stone

The Signature of All Things is a new fictional novel by Elizabeth Gilbert author of Eat, Pray, Love fame.  This is a long book – 499 pages.  While I found merit in the story, I did not enjoy some aspects … Continue reading

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It’s a Wonderful Town

The New York Stories by John O’Hara is a newly published collection of short stories written by one of the most prolific short story writers in America.  As can be gleaned from the book’s title, the stories were originally published in The … Continue reading

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