Month: January 2020

  • Mike's Likes #2 (Book Reports Jan 2020)

    Occasionally I repost book reports by Michael Barrett. Over the next few weeks I’ll be posting highlights. These things happen, or Buzzati too is God CATASTROPHE AND OTHER STORIES by Dino Buzzati This collection reprints a 1965 translation and adds four “new” gentler less dark stories. They add up to a concept album on terrible…

  • Book Review: Wild Gypsy of Arbor Hill by Harvey Havel

    Wild Gypsy of Arbor Hill by Harvey Havel, 2019, Novella, 56,000 words Ebook for sale at Smashwords, Amazon, etc Recommended if you like: John Steinbeck, Leonard Gardner’s Fat City or William Kennedy Wild Gypsy of Arbor Hill is a realistic and unsentimental tale about love, longing and loss. It’s also an investigation into how financial…