Book Review: The Party Upstairs by Lee Conell

The Party Upstairs - Lee Conell (Penguin Press, 2020) I received and Advance Readers' Copy of this book. All opinions are my own. Ruby has just moved back in with her parents. Twentysomething, recently lost her job, her relationship ended, she's back home with mom and dad. Home is in the heart of New York… Continue reading Book Review: The Party Upstairs by Lee Conell

Book Review: This Side of Brightness by Colum McCann

This Side of Brightness - Colum McCann (Phoenix Books, 1998) This book has two stories and they work backward and forward to intersect. There is the story of Nathan Walker, a young black man, a sandhog digging the tunnel under the river in New York City early in the twentieth century. And there is the… Continue reading Book Review: This Side of Brightness by Colum McCann