Haiku Book Reviews
DECEMBER TENTH by George Saunders. Short stories.
from a creative talent.
But most are so grim.
THIS IS THE STORY OF A HAPPY MARRIAGE by Ann Patchett. Essays.
What I liked best, of course, was
her writing advice.
LOVE, DISHONOR, MARRY, DIE, CHERISH, PERISH by David Rakoff. Novel in verse.
and surprisingly poignant
story told in rhyme.
FLIP: THE INSIDE STORY OF TV’S FIRST BLACK SUPERSTAR by Kevin Cook. Bio of comedian Flip Wilson.
A giant talent
and complex man fought his way
MOTHER NIGHT by Kurt Vonnegut. Novel.
My first Vonnegut.
Why didn’t I read him sooner?
Now I must read more!
DIET 101: THE TRUTH ABOUT LOW CARB DIETS by Jenny Ruhl. Nonfiction.
on the best ways to lose weight
and eat healthily.
DROP DEAD HEALTHY: ONE MAN’S HUMBLE QUEST FOR BODILY PERFECTION by A.J. Jacobs. Nonfiction.
Info about health
presented in a fun way.
I love his humor.
WHAT ALICE FORGOT by Liane Moriarty. Novel.
the great joys and tough tolls of
marriage, kids, and age.
NOT A MATCH by Brian Donovan. Nonfiction.
Short and funny book
about—eek!-- online dating.
Glad to be married!
BRIDGET JONES: MAD ABOUT THE BOY by Helen Fielding. Novel.
I loved the first book.
I loved this one less. But I’ll
always love Bridget.