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
  Rajeev Balasubramanyam’s “Professor Chandra Follows His Bliss” ranks right up there with “The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry” as a must-read tale of adult self-discovery, this one involving a nearly 70-year-old Economics professor/phenom, who finds himself adrift after losing out on Nobel status and with hardly anyone that really cares when he lands in a... Read more »