Reviews

BookReview

A Man Called Ove

The novel starts like this. “Ove is fifty-nine. He drives a Saab. He’s the kind of man who points at people he doesn’t like…

BookReview

Our Souls at Night

It was with great sadness I started reading Our Souls at Night, not because I expected the book to be morose, but because it…

Book Review

All Fall Down

When All Fall Down opens, Allison Weiss is at the pediatrician’s office with her five-year-old daughter, Ellie, for a routine checkup. While waiting, Allison…

Book Review

The Sunlit Night

Frances, from Manhattan, is fresh out of college and on the heels of a breakup. To get away from her troubles she travels to…

Book Review

The Husband’s Secret

  Cecilia Fitzpatrick’s life is almost as spotless as her pantry. There, in the well-lit space, everything is in Tupperware containers, rows and rows…

Music review

Windfall

  You are going to love this album. Folk singer Joe Pug, thirty-one, has never been better. He’s often compared to greats like John…

Book review

A Spool of Blue Thread

I’ve always felt a kinship with Anne Tyler.  We’re close to the same age, and I’d feel comfortable having a cup of morning coffee…

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Maroon 5

Adam Levine, lead singer of Maroon 5, recent husband of supermodel Behati Prinsloo (they married in July 2014), and coach on The Voice, was…