‘Silver Screen Fiend’ – Book Review

This article originally appeared on Lit To Lens on Apr. 13, 2016. Title: Silver Screen Fiend Author: Patton Oswalt Year Of Publication: 2015 Genre: Memoir Long before The Break is The Struggle. The hustle. And people eat that shit up, which is why there exists a market for established actors and comedians to tell these stories. The novel reading … Continue reading ‘Silver Screen Fiend’ – Book Review

‘Galveston’ – Book Review

This article originally appeared on Lit To Lens on Dec. 9, 2015. Title: Galveston Author: Nic Pizzolatto Year Of Publication: 2010 Genre: Crime Fiction, Noir Come back to 2010 with me, when the hard-scrabble anti-hero protagonist hadn’t been beaten to death, where time wasn’t yet a flat circle but “the past isn’t real,” and where a guy could … Continue reading ‘Galveston’ – Book Review

‘Interpreter of Maladies’ – Book Review

This article originally appeared on Lit To Lens on Mar. 7, 2016. Title: Interpreter of Maladies Author: Jhumpa Lahiri Year Of Publication: 1999 Genre: Short Stories, Fiction A collection of nine short stories by first-time author Jhumpa Lahiri, Interpreter of Maladies won the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award. And it’s brilliant. Born … Continue reading ‘Interpreter of Maladies’ – Book Review

‘The Night Gardener’ – Book Review

This article originally appeared on Lit To Lens on Mar. 30, 2016. Title: The Night Gardener Author: George Pelecanos Year Of Publication: 2006 Genre: Crime Fiction We begin in 1985. There’s been a trio of similar murders – murders of children with palindromic names, all found in community gardens. The press dubs these “The Palindrome Murders” and … Continue reading ‘The Night Gardener’ – Book Review