Category Archives: Humor

Over Easy by Mimi Pond

Over Easy C+ 272 pages

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The Relic Master by Christopher Buckley

The Relic Master B+ 401 pages Amazon Book Preview of “The Relic Master“

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Florence Of Arabia by Christopher Buckley

Florence Of Arabia is a satire that isn’t played for laughs so much as written as a spy thriller. Not Buckley’s best novel but still worth reading. I could see it being made into a movie. B- 274 pages Amazon … Continue reading

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Little Green Men by Christopher Buckley

Little Green Men is a funny story about some funny people – Washington elites – and what happens when one of them is abducted by aliens in a UFO. It was so easy to believe everything in this story, which … Continue reading

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Adventures In The Screen Trade by William Goldman

The stories are good, especially if you’re old enough to remember the movies Goldman worked on. In Adventures In The Screen Trade he explains why some scripts worked and some didn’t, and the behind-the-scenes politics that determine which movies get … Continue reading

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Art Matters by Neil Gaiman

Art Matters: Because Your Imagination Can Change the World is an inspirational coffee table book. But it’s not inspirational, and it’s too small to be a coffee table book. It’s cute but not very serious. It’s a collection of four … Continue reading

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This Is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper

This Is Where I Leave You A family of adult children return to their childhood home to sit Shiva for their father and give each other grief. It’s funny in places, but also depressing. B- 404 pages Amazon Book Preview … Continue reading

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