A selection of reviews and other considerations done over the years.
Review: on Louis de Bernieres' new novel, "A Partisan's Daughter" (Bernieres is the author of "Corelli's Mandolin")
Review/commentary: On J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit"
Review: On Nicola Barker's "Darkmans," a gothic novel nominated for the Man Booker Prize
Review: On "Dracula's Guest," a dry-run for Stoker's "Dracula"
Review: On Nicholas Christopher's novel of myth and quests, "The Bestiary"
Roundup article: On "Da Vinci Code" imitators
Review/commentary: Another attempt at capitalizing on Dan Brown's "The Da Vinci Code"
Author interview/profile: A talk with Sebastian Junger, author of "A Perfect Storm, " about a new book:
Review: On "Freddy and Fredericka," a thinly veiled spoof of Prince Charles and Princess Diana by Mark Helprin
Author interview with Tasmanian novelist Richard Flanagan
On a nonfiction study of true crime in Victorian England, “The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher”