September 13, 2011 archive

Salvage the Bones – Book Review

I will tie the glass and stone with string, hang the shards above my bed, so that they will flash in the dark and tell the story of Katrina, the mother that swept into the Gulf and slaughtered.  Her chariot was a storm so great and black the Greeks would say it was harnessed to …

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Day Three BBAW Book Giveaway: Literary Fiction

Today I have two wonderful books of Literary Fiction up for grabs. Both books are brand new. One book will go to a US or Canadian blogger; the other is up for grabs for bloggers world-wide. Please read all the instructions carefully to be eligible to win! Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward Hardcover: 272 …

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Maybe This Time – Book Review

Outwardly normal events slip into drama before they tip into horror. These oblique tales exert a fascinating hold over the reader. – Meike Ziervogel, Peirene Press – Maybe This Time is a translated collection of short stories by Alois Hotschnig, who is considered to be one of Austria’s most talented writers. The collection includes nine …

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