Articles tagged: book review


Your Utopia deftly interrogates what it means to be human

Chung creates methodical, setting-driven, surreal slices of life that force the reader to reconsider the world they’re living in.


Prince Harry’s Spare re-rehashes the past

Spare concludes with another rehashing of the Sussexes’ departure from the royal family while offering little new insight or perspective.

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One line reviews of every book I read during 2020

One Day In December by Josie Silver— A disaster of miscommunication The Toll by Neal Shusterman— Long and anticlimactic  Red, White, and Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston— serotonin in book... Read more


Eight Perfect Murders Stops Just Short of Perfection

Eight Perfect Murders by Peter Swanson follows Malcolm Kershaw, co-owner of a mystery bookshop in Boston known as Old Devils Bookstore. The story opens with a fictional disclaimer framing the... Read more


The Voice‘s Summer Reading List

Ariel Levy’s The Rules Do Not Apply In 2012, Ariel Levy, a New Yorker staff writer since 2008 and author of Female Chauvinist Pigs, had it all: a wife, a successful... Read more

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Book Review: The Hope We Seek, Richard Shapero

One day in early October, young entrepreneurs handed out copies of a mysterious novel to innocent passersby meandering through Red Square. Perhaps you picked up a copy, or stopped long... Read more