Monthly Archive: September, 2010

Dead Weight by John Francome @ Joe Bob Briggs

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Phil Nicholas is a National Hunt jockey psychologically shaken after a bad fall. The National Hunt is a popular series of steeplechase races, but Phil’s horse didn’t make it over one of the… Continue reading

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Essays on Capital, First Series: Essay One

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Essay 1: Capital and the historical moment From commodities to citizens. O garment not golden but gilded, O garden where all men may dwell, O tower not of ivory, but builded By hands… Continue reading

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Fall Asleep Forgetting by Georgeann Packard

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The appreciation of a novel can occasionally come down to something as random as timing.  When one reads a book too early or too late, one can miss important elements within the story. … Continue reading

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Elysiana by Chris Knopf

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The novel Elysiana is about the eponymous barrier island off the coast of South Jersey.  Chris Knopf, known for the Sam Acquillo Hamptons Mystery novels, has written a self-contained novel set in the… Continue reading

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