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I read widely and in most genres but romance and westerns. Here you'll find my reviews since 2007, with a few reviews of previously read books as well.


In 2012, I completed an "authors of the world" challenge, reading a book for every country (and a few other entities) by someone who'd lived there for at least two years. I expect to tag these books by challenge and country in the near future. I'm still refining my list by adding books that better meet my challenge criteria.

The Inferno of Dante: A New Verse Translation - Dante Alighieri,  Robert Pinsky The Inferno for Dummies: A Verse SummarySome Italians I hate are dead. Yay.Also, in hell. God rocks without a doubt.Dead Virgil saved me when I lost my way,Protected me from liars, sodomites,And held bass-ackward simonists at bay,As well as minotaurs and heads that bite.The damned expound, are cleaved; they stink and shout.At length, we scaled corrupted Satan's bits.My foes are damned, while I have clambered out.