Book Review | In This Our Life by Ellen Glasgow

In This Our Life is one of the last Pulitzers I had left to read. It’s taken me this long because the book is out of print and there aren’t a ton of copies available. Really, this is not surprising given how utterly boring the book is. There’s both a lot going on in the […]

Book Review | Dragon’s Teeth by Upton Sinclair

Dragon’s Teeth sucked me in from the first page and it was with great disappointment that it ended. The story is a fictional account of Hitler’s rise to power and Sinclair did an impressive job of depicting the utter disbelief of the world. People simply couldn’t believe the things they were hearing, because it didn’t […]

Book Review | Sabbath’s Theater by Philip Roth

Philip Roth is one of my favorite authors, and while there is plenty to like about Sabbath’s Theater, I can’t help but feel that of the 15+ books of his I’ve read, none quite so perfectly showcases all the things that Roth does wrong. There’s a lot of evidence that Roth is a misogynist, and […]

Book Review | The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters by Robert Lewis Taylor

Within a few pages of starting¬†The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters I thought I was in for a treat. It immediately reminded me of a more humorous version of¬†Lonesome Dove, which also won the Pulitzer and was also on a topic I didn’t think I cared about. The story was that of a father and son […]