Review: The Unfortunates by Sophie McManus

The Unfortunatesby Sophie McManus is a stunningly self-assured debut that rewards its readers with a highly polished gem of a book. This contemporary novel, told over the course of one year, assumes the qualities of a novel of epic scope through its author’s skillful telling. The emotional heart of The Unfortunates is the character Iris,Continue reading “Review: The Unfortunates by Sophie McManus”

Review: Novel Novelists in Bryant Park

  Bryant Park is kind of a magical place. In the heart of the “city that never sleeps” it’s a place where the city can at least slow down a little to catch it’s breath. That’s how I started my Wednesday this week with a walking meditation guided by Qalvy Grainzvolt from the Shinnyo CenterContinue reading “Review: Novel Novelists in Bryant Park”