Monthly Archives: August 2019

Young men, and love and war

Reviewed by Linda C. Brinson CHANCES ARE… By Richard Russo. 11 ½ hours. 9 CDs. Read by Fred Sanders. $40. Also available in print from Knopf. 301 pages, $26.95. Some books are considered “women’s fiction,” a label that does not … Continue reading

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‘A friend to anarchy’

BIG SKY. By Kate Atkinson. Little Brown. 386 pages. $28. Reviewed by Robert P. Moyer Most mystery novelists move their minor characters around the chessboard of their story like pawns, always highlighting the kings and queens of their plots. Not … Continue reading

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Predators, human style

Reviewed by Robert P. Moyer WOLF PACK: A Joe Pickett Novel. By C.J. Box. Putnam. 370 pages. $27. After a bruising political battle in book 18 of this series, Joe Pickett gets a new truck and his job back as … Continue reading

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