Tag: Page Turners

Discovering the Past with The Lady from the Black Lagoon

  As Halloween approaches, I’ve decided to do something a little different. Normally I like to spend October talking about horror novels, or at least spooky novels, to get into the mood. And, I’ve largely whiffed on that promise this year, ending up mainly just talking about a […]

1876 and the Story of Compromise

  A few years ago I talked about a book that I found myself really enjoying. It was Gore Vidal’s Burr, an entry in his long-running Narratives of Empire series which sought to create historical fiction tales about various important moments in American history. The series blended real-life and fictitious characters to […]