Reviews

Reviews

‘The Straightest Shooter’ in Washington

  2016 has been a rough year. So bad, in fact, that the idea of blowing up the government and starting over will resonate with...

Novel glimpses into the poet’s mind

Nicholson Baker’s mind captures the “fine suddenness” of every moment. His work fixates on the minutiae of the everyday experience while largely ignoring the...

Handmade sandwiches subs, ice cream, and coffee into one sweet eatery

  With fresh ingredients and handmade ice cream, the build-your-own-sandwich and simple layout of Hillsdale’s new deli Handmade is worth a visit. After Oakley’s Riverside...

‘Miss Peregrine’: spooky, but unsatisfying

  Tim Burton’s newest film, based on Ransom Riggs’ graphic trilogy “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children,” delivers Halloween eye candy but fails to satisfy...

Keywords and context clues

  “Dictionary, n. A book which explains or translates, usually in alphabetical order, the words of a language or languages.” Thus speaks the Oxford English Dictionary. For...