Monthly Archives: March 2014

The best novel I’ve read in ten years…

Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain. It’s the best novel I’ve read in ten years, since Sometimes a Great Notion and Angle of Repose. In my opinion, it’s one of the great American war stories, and I’m shelving … Continue reading

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“Astoria” by Peter Stark, reviewed by Gregory Crouch

My review of Peter Stark’s superb new book “Astoria: John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson’s Lost Pacific Empire” Continue reading

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