book review

Follow Lewis and Clark in book “Undaunted Courage”

The cover of the book "Undaunted Courage" by Stephen Ambrose.

Their likenesses are engraved just outside Agnes Flanagan Chapel. We read their names multiple times a day on sweatshirts and in emails, and their pioneering spirit is the model that continues to drive us forward today. But do we really know Meriwether Lewis and William Clark? In “Undaunted Courage: The Pioneering First Mission to Explore

“Little Fires Everywhere” flickers inconsistently


By Audrey Gutierrez Already, “Little Fire Everywhere,” Celeste Ng’s new novel, has a TV deal with producers/actresses Kerry Washington and Reese Witherspoon, is several prominent book clubs’ pick of the months, and has been reviewed by The New York Times. What makes it so special? By exploring issues such as racial tension and changing familial relationships

The First Bad Man Book Review


Cheryl Glickman is a 40-something year old woman tangled up in loneliness. Phillip Bettelheim, the disgusting pedophile she thinks she loves, is in love with an underage girl whom Cheryl has never met. Clee, the 20 year old daughter of the couple Cheryl works for, has been camped out on Cheryl’s couch for months and

Little Nothing Book Review


Silver’s novel blunders   AS WE HURTLE toward a presidential election that seems stranger than fiction, most of us could probably use a little escapism. What better way to get away from the stress and increasing feelings of dread than to curl up with a novel and a nice cup of tea until Nov. 8th