A Novel Bookstore by Laurence Cosse

This is the most pornographic book I’ve read all year. My definition of pornography is probably different from yours.  Pornography offers its viewers a fantasy depiction of something they cannot have, usually a sexual fantasy.  At some point in life, one finds  that Playboy, or Blueboy, or whatever, has been largely replaced with Architectural Digest–…

An Accident in August by Laurence Cosse

Driving home late one night a young French woman enters the Alma tunnel where her car is sideswiped by a Mercedes which then crashes into the center divider.  Frightened and alone, she fearing for what her life will become if she stays on the scene, she decides to flee. Soon, she realizes that the car which…