Book Review: The Lost Family by Jenna Blum

Sol could talk all he wanted about how the world worked, but he was an American, and he would never know what it was like, how dumbfounding, how confusing, how paralyzing it was when it all went wrong, when the place you lived in your whole life, your city, your beloved country, abruptly and for … Continue reading Book Review: The Lost Family by Jenna Blum

Book Review: The Glass Forest by Cynthia Swanson

"Ruby?" I said again. "Are you there? Are you alright?" "No," Ruby answered in that restrained voice of hers, devoid of emotion and cool as the water in the bay. "No, Aunt Angie, I am no all right." There was another pause, and then Ruby said, "Aunt Angie, my father is dead. And my mother … Continue reading Book Review: The Glass Forest by Cynthia Swanson

Book Review: Careers for Women by Joanna Scott

"Still," she continued," one's sex is sometimes a handicap, especially in our own institution, where those few of us who have not served as commanders of a large navy vessel are expected to prove our worth in riskier ways. It's a fine line one has to walk to survive te executive gauntlet. A woman must … Continue reading Book Review: Careers for Women by Joanna Scott