Month: June 2011

The Boo by Pat Conroy

The Boo Pat Conroy New York: Open Road, 2010 eBook edition ISBN: 9781453206409 My life as a PatConroy fan is complete, or at least up to date. I can now say I’ve read everything that the man has published.  I’ve know about  The Boo for some time, but […]

One L by Scott Turow

One L: The Turbulent True Story of a First Year at Harvard Law SchoolScott TurowPenguin, December 2010First published in 1978 ISBN13: 9780143119029288 pages I never, ever had a desire to go to law school, but for some reason this book called to me. Recently, and I don’t remember […]

Still Life by Louise Penny

Still Life Louise Penny Minotaur Books ISBN: 978-0-312-94855-9 $7.99 293 pages Have you heard of Canadian mystery writer Louise Penny? If you haven’t, you will, because not only are her books gathering awards, her reputation is growing through that most coveted of traditions, word of mouth. I have […]

In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson

In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler’s BerlinErik LarsonCrown Books, May 2011ISBN: 978-0-307-40884-6464 pages [FTC disclosure: I read an uncorrected proof that I requested from the publisher] Like millions of other readers out there, I LOVED Larson’s The Devil in the White […]