Book Review: A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan

A Visit from the Goon Squad is Jennifer Egan's most celebrated novel (winner of the Pulitzer Prize) and so even though I hadn't really enjoyed her previous novel, The Keep, that much I was looking forward to reading this one. I didn't love The Goon Squad but it was an engaging read. Although the blurbs… Continue reading Book Review: A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan

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What I Read – May 2016

Paper Towns - John Green (Penguin Books, 2008) Before I Fall - Noah Hawley (Grand Central Publishing, 2016) Housekeeping - Marilynne Robinson (Harper Perennial, 2005) A Visit from the Goon Squad - Jennifer Egan (Anchor Books, 2010) Did Not Finish: The Little Red Chairs - Edna O'Brien (Little, Brown and Company, 2016) Currently Reading: Infinite… Continue reading What I Read – May 2016

Book Review – The Keep by Jennifer Egan

The Keep (Anchor Books, 2006) begins with a castle, an unnamed European country, and a spectacularly annoying character. Danny has just arrived, with a one-way plane ticket to meet a cousin he hasn't spoken to in years, at a dilapidated castle. He doesn't know where he is or why his cousin has brought him there.… Continue reading Book Review – The Keep by Jennifer Egan