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A review of In the Garden of Iden by Kage Baker

Sadly, J.D. Salinger wasn't the only author who died last week.  Kage Baker didn't write an iconic coming-of-age novel like Salinger, but she did write a witty and captivating science fiction series that started with ...read more

Reviewed by KathyW on
February 5, 2010 | 0 comments
A review of The Prestige by Christopher Priest

If you thought there were a lot of twists and turns in the movie The Prestige, wait until you read the book upon which the movie was based. You'll be scratching and shaking your head at least as much as you were when you walked out of the theater. Both book and movie tell the story of two stage magicians in Victorian England, engaged in an ...read more

Reviewed by KathyW on
March 26, 2007 | 0 comments
A review of Rereadings by Anne Fadiman

Unlike Robin and Molly, I'm not much of a rereader. Too many books, too little time.  It's an occupational hazard.  I don't want to spend precious reading time on stuff I've already read. So I'm not sure why I picked up Rereadings, a volume of essays edited by ...read more

Reviewed by KathyW on
February 17, 2007 | 0 comments