And All the Saints – Michael Walsh

There’s a reason New York’s "Hell’s Kitchen" was called by that name, and—to a large degree—that reason is Owen (called "Owney" by his mother and his friends) Madden. Born in Ireland in the late 19th Century, Madden emigrated to  ...

Jasper, Texas

It was a hot summer night in June, 1998 when three White men chained a 49-year-old Black man behind their pickup and dragged him nearly three miles down a country road to his death, a process that tore  ...

Forever: A Novel – Pete Hammill

In his ninth novel, Forever, Pete Hamill tackles a number of classic themes: the longing for eternal life, the sins of the fathers passed to the sons, humankind’s unremitting quest for freedom, and the existential question of what makes  ...