PARTY OF PICTURES

PARTY OF PICTURES

By Thomas McGonigle “and the party will go on for a thousand years,” he was saying Every year in March there is a St. Patrick’s Day Party on West 11th Street. Rarely is it on the actual day, March 17th ...
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Hunting Rabbits by Moonlight

Hunting Rabbits by Moonlight

On a Dark Night with Enough Wind by Lilla Pennant. Published by Y Lolfa. 160 pages. Reviewed by Antonia Shoumatoff. Lilla Pennant grew up in an English-style manor house with forty rooms called Nantlys in North East Wales, a region ...
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A Diplomat for All Seasons

A Diplomat for All Seasons

Virgilio R. Reyes, Jr. A Memory of Time. Virgilio A. Reyes, Jr. New Day Publishers. by Kevin T. McEneaney Collections of miscellaneous essays are not always notable. Here a retired Philippine ambassador, who has traveled the globe as he worked ...
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Humor and Sincerity on the same Page

Humor and Sincerity on the same Page

Reviewed by Kevin T. McEneaney And then I Bumped into This Guy called Charlie by Luis R. González Argüeso. If you have seen the musical Hamilton by Lin-Manuel Miranda, you would have noted that the aesthetic sensibility wobbles between intense ...
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The Nordic System

The Nordic System

Why would Anu Partanen, a recent immigrant from Finland to the United States, feel threatened by the uncertainties of health care and education and the costs child care? She was about to get married and these are issues that face ...
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Greta on Climate Crisis

Greta on Climate Crisis

Our House is on Fire; Scenes of a Family and a Planet in Crisis by the family of Greta Thunberg. Penguin paperback 2018. Greta Thurnberg made the headlines and wrote a short book about her teenage adventure into environmental activism ...
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The Guns of August

The Guns of August

This is the first entry on this page that will be devoted to books, new and old, with announcements, new books and reviews. Book clubs that order through Merritt Books will each have entries so the world at large may ...
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