Master List of Reviews

Spring

Books

Megan Abbott: Give Me Your Hand

Douglas Adams: The Salmon of Doubt

Richard Adams: Tales From Watership DownWatership Down

Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah: Friday Black

Joan Aiken: The Monkey’s Wedding

John Ajvide Lindqvist: Let the Right One In

Penelope Ashe (a.k.a. two dozen Newsweek writers): Naked Came the Stranger

Harry Asher: Experiments in Seeing

Asja Bakić: Mars

J.G. Ballard: Crash

L. Frank Baum: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Peter S. Beagle: A Fine & Private Place

Charles Beaumont: Best of Beaumont The Hunger and Other Stories Perchance to Dream A Touch of the Creature

Robert Bloch: Psycho

Tara Isabella Burton: Social Creature

Halle Butler: The New Me

Tracy Chevalier: Girl with a Pearl Earring

Kathleen Collins: Whatever Happened to Interracial Love?

Douglas Coupland: Hey Nostradamus!

Mark Z. Danielewski: House of Leaves

Don DeLillo: Mao II Running Dog ; White Noise ; Zero K

Daphne du Maurier: Don’t Look Now

Rikki Ducornet: Netsuke

Michael Ende: The Neverending Story

Dennis Etchison: The Dark Country

Henry Farrell: What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

Jack Finney: Invasion of the Body Snatchers

John Fowles: The CollectorThe Ebony TowerThe Magus (original and revised)

Kenneth Grahame: The Wind in the Willows

William Guarnere & Edward Heffron (with Robyn Post): Brothers in Battle, Best of Friends

Judith Guest: Ordinary People

Hubert Haddad: Desirable Body

Thomas Harris: The Silence of the Lambs

Robert A. Heinlein: “The Unpleasant Profession of Jonathan Hoag

Joseph Heller: Catch-22 Something Happened

James Herbert: The Fog

John Hersey: Hiroshima

Joe Hill: Strange Weather

Susan Hill: The Woman in Black

Shirley Jackson: The Haunting of Hill House

James Jones: The Thin Red Line

Han Kang: Human Acts The Vegetarian The White Book

Stephen King: Carrie ChristineDanse Macabre End of Watch Full Dark, No Stars ; Gwendy’s Button Box (with Richard Chizmar) ; Hearts in AtlantisIt Pet Sematary ; The Raft” ; Salem’s Lot ; Top 10 Novels ; Top 20 Short Stories/Novellas

Jerzy Kosinski: Being There

Roque Larraquy: Comemadre

Erik Larson: The Devil in the White City

Ursula Le Guin: The Lathe of Heaven

Doris Lessing: The Fifth Child Stories

Edouard Leve: Suicide

Ira Levin: A Kiss Before DyingRosemary’s Baby ; Son of Rosemary

C.S. Lewis: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Ling Ma: Severance

William March: The Bad Seed ; Company K Trial Balance: The Collected Short Stories

Edgar Lee Masters: Spoon River Anthology

Cormac McCarthy: The Road

Ian McEwan: The Cement Garden The Comfort of Strangers First Love, Last Rites

Larry McMurtry: The Last Picture Show

Walter M. Miller, Jr.: A Canticle for Leibowitz

David Mitchell: Cloud Atlas ; Ghostwritten

Ottessa Moshfegh: My Year of Rest and Relaxation

Haruki Murakami: Hear the Wind Sing Pinball, 1973

Sayaka Murata: Convenience Store Woman

Andrew Neiderman: Pin

Joyce Carol Oates: Haunted: Tales of the Grotesque

Yoko Ogawa: The Diving Pool Hotel Iris Revenge: Eleven Dark Tales

Tommy Orange: There There

Hanne Orstavik: Love

Chuck Palahniuk: Fight Club

Ludmilla Petrushevskaya: There Once Lived a Woman Who Tried to Kill Her Neighbor’s Baby

Martin Riker: Samuel Johnson’s Eternal Return

Cristina Rivera Garza: The Taiga Syndrome

Ahmed Saadawi: Frankenstein in Baghdad

sam sax: bury it

Samanta Schweblin: Fever Dream Mouthful of Birds

Nevil Shute: On the Beach

Leila Slimani: Adèle ; The Perfect Nanny

Donna Tartt: The Secret History

Miriam Toews: Women Talking

J. R. R. Tolkien: The Hobbit

Yuko Tsushima: Territory of Light

Laura van den Berg: Find Me The Isle of Youth There Will Be No More Good Nights Without Good Nights The Third Hotel

Kurt Vonnegut: Bluebeard Cat’s Cradle God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater Mother NightPlayer Piano The Sirens of Titan

Kate Walbert: His Favorites

William Wharton: A Midnight Clear

Thornton Wilder: The Bridge of San Luis Rey The Cabala The Eighth Day Heaven’s My Destination The Ides of March Theophilus North


Bottom 10 Books Read in: 2016 ; 2017 ; 2018

Top 10 Books Read in: 2016 ; 2017 ; 2018


 

Publications with my short stories

Hello Horror Spring 2017

Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet #34


 

Music

5 Songs for Beatles Skeptics

The Black Angels: Death Song

Grandaddy: Last Place

Monomyth: Exo

Perfume Genius: Too Bright

Radiohead: A Moon Shaped Pool

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers: Top 20 Tracks

Anna von Hausswolff: Ceremony

Top 20 Tracks of 2016


 

Movies/TV

The Conversation

Stephen King Top 10 Movie/TV Adaptations

Tales from the Crypt: Top 10 Episodes

The Twilight Zone: Top 10 Episodes

The Week

 

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