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reviewed March: A Novel. September 30, 2013
March
    Ask me what book influenced my life the most, and I'll answer unhesitatingly: Lousia May Alcott's Little Women.  I got it for Christmas when I was in Grade Two, and began reading …
reviewed March: A Novel. April 03, 2013
March
As a reader and a reviewer I will confess that I was biased against the genre of historical fiction, for my image or conveyance of it was of a gothic castle, a beautiful damsel in distress and a clichéd …
posted a Quick Tip about Middlesex (book). July 04, 2010
Middlesex: A Novel
Depressing
posted a Quick Tip about Middlesex (book). July 02, 2010
Middlesex: A Novel
Well written story about a subject often ignored.
posted a Quick Tip about Middlesex (book). July 02, 2010
Middlesex: A Novel
Very interesting book! Totally outside of what I normally read or expected.
reviewed Middlesex (book). June 30, 2010
Middlesex: A Novel
I am convinced that Jeffrey Eugenides will be a name readers identify for generations to come.  I was impressed by his first novel, The Virgin Suicides, but Middlesex demonstrates an increased sense …
reviewed Middlesex (book). June 25, 2010
Middlesex: A Novel
This is an outstanding novel and a very worthy Pulitzer Prize winner. If you told me I'd enjoy a book about a hermaphrodite that finds their true sexual identity - not my kind of thing! But this …
posted a Quick Tip about Middlesex (book). June 17, 2010
Middlesex: A Novel
Well crafted and on point.
posted a Quick Tip about Middlesex (book). June 17, 2010
Middlesex: A Novel
one of my favorite books of all time. vast, sweeping -- i still am amazed by how intuitively eugenides writes as a female protagonist
posted a Quick Tip about Middlesex (book). June 16, 2010
Middlesex: A Novel
this book is so good that when i first read it, i was convinced of my OWN hermaphroditism although i was born and identify as a female.
posted a Quick Tip about Middlesex (book). June 16, 2010
Middlesex: A Novel
This is one of the most original books I have ever read,it pulls you in with the very first line,and keeps you there until the end.
posted a Quick Tip about Middlesex (book). June 16, 2010
Middlesex: A Novel
awesome story
posted a Quick Tip about Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of .... June 15, 2010
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human
As an anthropologist, I found this a fascinating read.
posted a Quick Tip about Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of .... June 15, 2010
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human
A complete overview of the factors involved in societal evolution: or how we got to be the way we are.
posted a Quick Tip about Middlesex (book). June 12, 2010
Middlesex: A Novel
I really enjoyed this book.
posted a Quick Tip about Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of .... June 11, 2010
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human
Awesome book and history, Good read.
posted a Quick Tip about Middlesex (book). June 10, 2010
Middlesex: A Novel
Very, very worth reading.
posted a Quick Tip about Middlesex (book). June 02, 2010
Middlesex: A Novel
Very unique, very good!
reviewed Middlesex (book). December 29, 2009
Middlesex: A Novel
Cal Stephanides traces his family history back to 1922, when his grandparents were young and living in Asia Minor.  Their love was forbidden but undeniable and they married, keeping a terrible …
reviewed Middlesex (book). November 11, 2009
Middlesex: A Novel
"I was born twice..." this book begins. What an intriguing start. And the story lives up to the promise of those words. The past of a young man's grandparents makes a curious historical …
reviewed Middlesex (book). August 22, 2009
Middlesex: A Novel
All of the recent controversy about the South African runner Caster Semenya prompted me to think about Jeffrey Eugenides’ Pulitzer Prize winning novel “Middlesex.” It’s the best …
reviewed March: A Novel. July 21, 2009
March
March, historical fiction by Pulitzer Prize-winning Geraldine Brooks, is the story of Mr. March (no first name ever given), Little Women's dad,  while he's off serving in the Civil War. This is definitely …
reviewed Middlesex (book). February 08, 2009
Middlesex: A Novel
This is a BIG book, and a little difficult to get through unless you can negotiate with your family for some quiet time.     Basically, it chronicles the formative years of Cal Stephanides, …
reviewed Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of .... August 25, 2008
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human
Diamond traces the spread of human culture, language, and empire-building across the globe in terms of "geographic determinism"--a pejorative term he deplores: ". . . Societies developed differently on …
reviewed Middlesex (book). March 10, 2008
Middlesex: A Novel
It's been a while since an ambitious, intergenerational family saga has made a big splash in the book world, and Middlesex has filled the gap. Yes, a major theme in this novel is hermaphroditism (which …
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