Category Archives: non-fiction

Favorite nonfiction of 2013

Just to clarify, I read these books in 2013, but they were not necessarily published this year. Quotes are from my reviews, which are linked to the titles. Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief by Lawrence Wright: … Continue reading

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Book Review: Paperboy by Tony Macaulay

Title: Paperboy Author: Tony Macaulay Genre: Memoir Publisher: Harper Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Review copy from the publisher Number of pages: 285 First line: I was a paperboy. Goodreads blurb: It’s Belfast, 1975. The city lies under … Continue reading

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Mini-reviews: Starglass by Phoebe North; Manhood for Amateurs: The Pleasures and Regrets of a Husband, Father, and Son by Michael Chabon; and Night Film by Marisha Pessl

Title: Starglass Author: Phoebe North Genre: YA science fiction Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers Rating: 3 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from the public library First line: My darling daughter, Know that I never would … Continue reading

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