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Books reviewed by Mark James at BookBrowse.
Mark James is an engineer by day and a reader by night. He completed a Masters in English later in life in an attempt to exercise the other half of his brain. He is a member of the National Book Critics Circle, and also reviews for Publisher's Weekly. He lives and reads in Cocoa Beach, Florida.
Mark has been reviewing at BookBrowse since 2011.
Books reviewed by Mark James at BookBrowse:
(06/14/12) The Watch
(05/02/12) Blue Asylum
(04/04/12) The Coldest Night
(03/14/12) The Quiet Twin
(01/11/12) The Printmaker's Daughter
(11/03/11) Lost Memory of Skin
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Fearless, gripping, at once darkly funny and tender, spanning three continents and numerous lives,
Americanah is a richly told story set in today's globalized world.
We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves
Karen Joy Fowler
The story of an American family, middle class in middle America, ordinary in every way but one. But that exception is the beating heart of this extraordinary novel.
The most mature work yet from an incomparable storyteller,
TransAtlantic is a profound meditation on identity and history in a wide world that grows somehow smaller and more wondrous with...
In the Shadow of the Banyan by Vaddey Ratner
From the first page, I was drawn in by the lyrical writing of the author and mesmerized as the narrator, eight year old Raami, remembered the years...
TransAtlantic by Colum McCann
Trite but true, all good things must come to an end. I so wanted to keep reading the wonderful prose, the settings that let one think they are part...
The House at the End of Hope Street by Menna van Praag
A magical book, an enchanted house, a cast of characters who previously lived there but remain on the walls in photographs to be talked to whenever...
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