Joan Didion vs. Ben Winters. A Deal Me In Short Story Challenge

You might think this one would be a bit of a stretch. This time the two cards I dealt brought me Ben Winter’s linked stories “BRING HER TO ME” and “BRING THEM DOWN” from The Apocalypse Trilogy and Joan Didion’s essay “Comrade Laski, C.P.U.S.A. (M.-L.)’ from¬†Slouching Towards Bethlehem. Winter’s story is about a group of religious fanatics who believe God has told them to end … Continue reading Joan Didion vs. Ben Winters. A Deal Me In Short Story Challenge

The Last Policeman by Ben Winters

How do you review a book that’s really just fun? I don’t mean to dismiss either fun or the book, but what do you do ¬†when all you really have to say about a book is that you had a good time reading it? I had a very good time reading The Last Policeman, but I just don’t really have much to say beyond that. … Continue reading The Last Policeman by Ben Winters