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Catch-22

By Joseph Heller, An incisive classic war satire

It’s been a source of embarrassment to me that I never actually finished reading Catch-22 by Joseph Heller. I read the beginning many, many years ago, but that’s about it. So, with the Hulu adaptation of it due to be released this week, it seemed like a good a time as any to cross this …

                 

Normal People

By Sally Rooney, A modern will-they-or-won't-they romance

Normal People is Sally Rooney’s second book, and the literati are tripping over themselves in adoration. Move over Daenerys, The Washington Post only bends a knee for Sally Rooney. She was profiled by Vanity Fair, and she’s being hailed as an Instagram status symbol as well as the “Voice of Her Generation.” As a book …

                    

An Anonymous Girl

By Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen, A psychological thriller about a psychological study (sort of)

I’d been looking forward to reading An Anonymous Girl by writing team Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen for some time. Their debut novel, The Woman Between Us, was a twisty roller coaster ride of a book, and the premise of An Anonymous Girl seemed up my alley. (I just posted a review of The Wife …

                    

The Wife Between Us

By Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen, A psychological thriller with lots of surprises and twists in store

So, I recently re-read The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen. I first read it a while ago and did a giveaway for a copy of the book, but never actually wrote a review. I’ve mentioned it a few times on the blog though, so it seems like I should just write …

                 

The River

By Peter Heller, A grounded, intimate story about survival in the wilderness

The River, by Peter Heller, caught my eye pretty much as soon as it came out. I read Heller’s debut novel, The Dog Stars, many years back, and it’s one that I remember fondly. (I’m also rather proud of my instagram photo of it.) It was an unassuming, thoughtful and interesting little novel. Plus, the …