Small House of Everything

Small House of Everything

Monday, August 11, 2014


  • John Barth, The Development.  Nine stories about the denizens of a gated community on the Chesapeake Bay.
  • James Lee Burke, The Tin Roof Blowdown,  A Dave Robicheaux mystery.  Dave faces the aftermath of Katrina.
  • Lee Falk (ghost-written by Basil Copper), The Story of the Phantom:  The Ghost Who Walks.  Comic strip tie-in novel, the first in a series of fifteen published by Avon in the early '70s and written by various authors.
  • "Sean Flannery" (David Hagberg), The Zebra Network.  Spy-guy.
  • Arthur H. Lewis, Hex.  True crime.  Witchcraft and murder in 1928 Pennsylvania.
  • [The Museum of Television and Radio], Jack Benny:  The Radio and Television Work.  An over-sized book produced in conjunction with an exhibition of the same title at the Museum in 1991.  Edited by Ellen O'Neill.  Benny always makes me laugh.
  • John Ringo, A Hymn Before Battle and Gust Front.  Military SF, the first two books in the Posleen series.
  • Karen Russell, Vampires in the Lemon Grove.  Collection with eight stories, many of them verging into fantasy.
  • David Thompson, Wilderness #50:  People of the Forest.  Western.

1 comment:

  1. I had trouble getting into the Russell stories. Too much like SWAMPLANDIA perhaps.