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- July 15, 2013
- Vol. 80
- No. 3
Picks and Pans: Books
Take That, Cheshire Cat
by Ivy Pochoda |
REVIEWED BY ELLEN SHAPIRO
Two stir-crazy 15-year-olds try to beat the Brooklyn heat by launching a raft off Red Hook, a onetime longshoremen's enclave that's now a mishmash of abandoned warehouses, hipster renovations and housing projects. When one girl disappears and the other is found half-dead, the shock waves affect an eclectic bunch of Red Hookers - a Lebanese bodega owner, a hard-drinking Juilliard dropout, a graffiti artist and a teen grieving his father's murder and longing for a better life. Through their eyes Red Hook emerges as a captivating small town, a place where the locals eat "fried chicken from the bulletproof Chinese window," skeevy bars host artists wearing "baseball caps for losing teams," and kids from "the Houses" know the richer, white "waterside girls" are off-limits. Somewhere in this bustling clash of cultures lies the truth about the missing girl, yet Visitation Street is no conventional whodunit. Cops pop in and out, but the answers, when they come, are homegrown and completely satisfying - just one more touch of magic in Pochoda's utterly transporting novel.
by Karen Mack and Jennifer Kaufman |
REVIEWED BY CAROL MEMMOTT
Minna Bernays calls her sexual encounters with Sigmund Freud "demanding" and their depravity "delicious," a word that also describes this reimagining of what historians believe was Freud's long affair with his sister-in-law. The father of psychoanalysis tells Minna, "the couch is my laboratory," but it's the bedroom scenes and the betrayal, not the science, that will enthrall readers.
The Universe Versus Alex Woods
by Gavin Extence |
REVIEWED BY ROBIN MICHELI
The great joy of this quirky novel is Alex Woods, an English boy who's been hit by a meteorite. Alex recounts what follows with charm and wit, even when it includes seizures, bullying and the grave illness of his best friend, an old man. Pulsing with humor and insight, this book is a delight.
Mother Daughter Me
by Katie Hafner |
REVIEWED BY ERICA JONG
Katie Hafner is an optimist, but for even the most incurable of that species, living with an aging, alcoholic mother and a moody teenage daughter is a recipe for a family crisis. Unsatisfied with the parenting she received from her brilliant, bumptious mom, Hafner was attempting to redo her half-finished nurturing. It didn't work, but her memoir shines a light on nurturing deficits repeated through generations and will lead many readers to relive their own struggles with forgiveness.
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Photography Changes Everything
by Marvin Heiferman
"It's a group of really interesting essays about why photography means so much to all kinds of people."
A Visit from the Goon Squad
by Jennifer Egan
"The writing! The ability Egan has to go through different times and have it all make sense is incredible."
Tenth of December
by George Saunders
"I'm halfway through [this story collection], and it's awesome."
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