T.C. Boyle takes us on a crazy ride of literature in “Wild Child,” spitting out a collection of stories and characters that are thoroughly unique.
Author Archive | Adrienne Vogt
Ranked #24 in Books 100
“Upgraded to Serious”
Ranked #58 in Books 100
Heather McHugh’s book of poems, “Upgraded to Serious,” is a clever social commentary on the world today through ones of the oldest forms of literature.
Ranked #88 in Books 100
“Drift” forces us headfirst into the minds of various people whose lives are as stable as the waves crashing into the California coast.
“Eight White Nights”
Ranked #73 in Books 100
Guy and girl meet. Guy and girl fall in love. It’s a familiar story, made unique by the Proustian prose of Andre Aciman’s novel “Eight White Nights.”
Dani Shapiro seeks the wisdom of a yogi, a Buddhist, and a rabbi to help answer life’s ambiguous questions about faith and spirituality.
Ranked #52 in Books 100
“Raymond Carver” follows the short story writer’s turbulent life, from the vices that caused his downfall to the people who contributed to his authorial success.
“Strength in What Remains”
Ranked #76 in Books 100
“Strength in What Remains” is an inspirational tale of a civil war escapee who, although haunted by the atrocities he witnessed, survives and surpasses the odds.
Ranked #38 in Books 100
Published less than a month after his death, Sen. Edward M. Kennedy’s memoir, “True Compass” pays homage to the family and political life he loved.
“Dancing in the Dark”
Ranked #47 in Books 100
Author Morris Dickstein gleans positive creative outcomes from the Great Depression in his book, “Dancing in the Dark: A Cultural History of the Great Depression.”
Ranked #66 in Books 100
Dave Cullen digs deep to comprehend the Columbine school shooting. “Columbine” paints a true portrait of the killers and the news media that shaped them.