Steven's Book Reviews: A Book of American Martyrs by Joyce Carol Oates (Ecco, 2/17)
Being a bibliophile, the name Joyce Carol Oates is one that I’ve seen bandied about everywhere, yet I didn’t have the impetus to read any of her novels. I heard that she was preachy, hyper-feminist, and subversive. Have I ever mentioned how fruitless it is to listen to any critique but your own? From the... Read more »