Category Archives: 100 word book review
“Everything comes back at you one day.” A black man enrolls at Ole Miss in 1962 and sparks riots on the night a man shoots his unfaithful wife in a town not far away. A generation later a local … Continue reading
“She makes it sound like he’s supposed to save her, doubly unfair, since she knows that’s something he can’t resist. In the dark he can’t see the box, and imagines she’s passing him a loaded gun. His hand closes around … Continue reading
“Inchmale’s spirit-beast, the narcoleptic stuffed ferret, still frozen in nightmarish dream- waltz amid the game birds, was waiting near Cabinet’s grumbling lift.” Gibson was science fiction, but now the exact same work is contemporary. We’ve caught up. He sees life … Continue reading
Why are my book reviews only one hundred words long? I don’t really know what I’m doing. Brevity masks ignorance. I have a short attention span. Smartphone screens. Profit. All of the above. Any reasons I’ve missed?