Posts tagged Friendship

Mysterious Book Report No. 357 – The Line...

Mysterious Book Report The Line That Held Us

The Line That Held Us by David Joy Putnam/Penguin, $27.00, 256 pages, ISBN 978-0-399-57422-1 The MBR is kicking off the New Year with an elegant—and stunning—tale of Appalachian noir that combines elements of kinship and friendship, absolute love and total retribution, death, revenge and redemption.  It is a novel you’ll find yourself thinking about long […]

Mysterious Book Report No. 225 – The Anim...

Mysterious Book Report The Animals

The Animals by Christian Kiefer W.W. Norton & Company, $25.95, 309 pages, ISBN 978-0-87140-883-9 Have you ever experienced poverty? Not the sort where you bounced a check once, but chronic poverty—the type that is constant, relentless and crushing—the kind that destroys self respect, hope and confidence? It’s a condition capable of wrecking relationships and driving […]