“A witty homage to pubs and bars and the regulars who call them home.” To check out the full list, click here.
“Fortunately, Ben Yagoda understands that the trick of achieving what he calls "good-enough writing" is to avoid the errors that make you look like an unskilled writer. In How to Not Write Bad, he identifies a clutch of about fifty problem areas, plentifully illustrated by selections from students' prose. Train yourself to avoid those hazards, he argues, and you will produce respectable prose and be able to move on to more sophisticated effects...His advice is straightforward, plain-spoken, lucid, and sound.” To read the whole review, click here.
“Is there a term for something that's sad, funny, and strange all at once? Sunge? Frad? Because that would describe this imaginative debut…even the most absurd emotional conflicts feel familiar somehow, which only makes them more moving.” To read the full review, click here.
“[A] brisk new biography...stirring…with impressive verve and un-Kircherian concision.” To read the full review, click here.
“a smart read… with incisive one-liners and self-deprecating humor… Klam's warmth and wit is enough to keep this book light and engaging.” To read the full review, click here.