Review: North and Central by Bob Hartley
Following Tommy by Bob Hartley is a gem of a book: hard, brilliant and valuable. It tells the story of Jacky O’Day, a bookish teen who lives in a changing Irish neighborhood in 1962 Chicago with an alcoholic father and a troubled older brother, Tommy. All of them live in the devastating aftermath of theContinue reading “Review: Following Tommy by Bob Hartley”
I always feel like I’ve never read enough. These are the covers of the 30 books I completed reading in 2017, though some I may have started the year before. Some of the books are important. Some of them are fun. Some are both.