Archive for July 2019

Perfect Imperfect: The Most Fun We Ever Had by Claire Lombardo

Perfect Imperfect: The Most Fun We Ever Had by Claire Lombardo
The Iowa Writers’ Workshop strikes again. It’s practically a guarantee when I see that an author is a graduate of the Workshop that I am going to enjoy a great read. And Claire Lombardo’s “The Most fun We Ever Had” does not disappoint. In her debut novel, Lombardo has crafted an exquisitely intricate tale in... Read more »

The One Where Dad Chills Out: Professor Chandra Follows His Bliss by Rajeev Balasubramanyam

The One Where Dad Chills Out: Professor Chandra Follows His Bliss by Rajeev Balasubramanyam
So maybe when I lose the Nobel I can score a visit to a West Coast retreat and finally chill the hell out. But really, I just want the time away to read more books like this one. Rajeev Balasubramanyam’s “Professor Chandra Follows His Bliss” ranks right up there with “The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold... Read more »