I reviewed Alan Hollinghurst's new novel, The Stranger's Child, for The Second Pass. "English majors who revel in the not-so-secret sex lives of the Bloomsbury group will be more than prepared for Alan Hollinghurst’s new novel, The Stranger’s Child, which recounts the brief but lusty life of Cecil Valance, a poet who “would fuck anyone” before joining up in World War One and getting himself killed at the age of twenty-five in France."
Werewolf sex? Check. Here's my review of Glen Duncan's The Last Werewolf at NPR.
I reviewed this novel, translated from the German by Anthea Bell, for the Barnes & Noble Review. It tells the story of Helene, a young woman struggling to survive in war-torn Berlin. Franck gives us the German civilian experience of WII from a woman's perspective, which is fascinating - but as you can imagine, totally devastating.