Spotlight On: The Lace Reader

This is a winner, folks. The Lace Reader is the best-crafted modern adult novel I’ve read in the last five years. It’s not out yet, so I’m not going to include any spoilers in this post, but the book is a great study in character…

A Novel Arch

As a fiction writer, I’ve always felt I should have a favorite novel or author, preferably contemporary. But until I read James Clavell’s Shogun a couple of years ago, I’d never read a novel that really did anything.That’s a pretty vague way of saying that…