Articles Tagged ‘fiction’


The 5 Best Books of 2011

State of Wonder by Ann Patchett: A Minnesota-based medical researcher is sent by her pharmaceutical company employer to the Amazonian jungle to find a missing…

Book Review: Juliet, Naked, By Nick Hornby

Though Nick Hornby has never seemed to recapture the chemistry that produced High Fidelity, he certainly hasn’t stopped trying. That novel lodged him firmly in the pop-culture echelon, and Hornby seems to have figured out that he has a way with writing about music. His newest, Juliet, Naked, is another story propped up by songs.

Book Review: Her Fearful Symmetry, By Audrey Niffenegger

American author Audrey Niffenegger’s debut, The Time Traveler’s Wife, brought her almost immediate fame; the instant best-seller became a favorite amongst book clubs and broody, independent readers alike. The treacly film adaptation brought the mind- (and time-) bending romance to an even larger audience, and people finally learned how to pronounce that mouthful of a surname.