‘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

‘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

‘Annihilation’ – Book Review

This article originally appeared on Lit To Lens on July. 18, 2017. Spoilers to follow. Title: Annihilation Author: Jeff VanderMeer Year Of Publication: 2014 Genre: Science-Fiction, Dystopian Intentionally abstract and maddeningly open-ended, Annihilation is a tense, mysterious, and just plain weird opening salvo in author Jeff VanderMeer’s Southern Reach trilogy. Set in “Area X,” an overgrown and abandoned parcel of … Continue reading ‘Annihilation’ – Book Review