"Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell is impressive and quite unlike anything I have ever read.
It consists of six inter-related stories, the first five of which break off abruptly in the middle. The reader is left in suspense. After the fifth story, a..."
"All The Pretty Horses is an “American Western" turned up-side-down. The hero, teenager John Grady Cole, is a superb horseman and cowboy. He meets a girl, loses her, but never gets her back.
The anti-western quality is foretold by a beauti..."
"For years, I have enjoyed the cartoons of Roz Chast, many of which have appeared in The New Yorker magazine.
Unlike a particular New Yorker cartoon in a Seinfeld episode – about which Elaine became obsessed due to her inability to understand its ..."