11/22/63: A Novel, by Stephen King,
Scribner, 2011 - Reviewed by Judi Morrel
There is hardly an American of a certain age who doesn't
remember where she or he was when JFK was killed. What if you
could time-travel backwards and prevent Lee Harvey Oswald from
assassinating him? Would you? Should you?
The Litigators, by John
Grisham,Doubleday, 2011 - Reviewed by Larry Riggs
This is another in the long series of what I think of as
Grisham's sociology-of-the-law novels. This one, though, is more
comprehensive than any of the previous ones. David Zinc, a
still-young graduate of Harvard Law working in one of Chicago's
most prestigious law firms, melts down in the firm's elevator one
morning and spends the day drinking in a seedy local bar.
The Sense of an Ending, by Julian
Barnes, Borzoi, 2011 - Reviewed by Bill Watts
Julian Barnes's The Sense of an Ending is the winner of this
year's Man Booker Prize. It is a compact novel told entirely
through the voice of the first-person narrator, Tony. When
Tony receives a surprising and unexplained bequest of 500 pounds
from the mother of a woman he . . .