A Year in Reviews.

Two-thousand and twelve was the year I first began “reviewing” books. I confess to always being reluctant to review, unsure of being judgmental—if we are not supposed to judge other human beings too quickly, as seems to be some part of a lesson of many works of art, and if Auden is right when he […]

Review of “The Oath” by Jeffrey Toobin.

My review of Jeffrey Toobin’s The Oath is now online at the Lincoln Journal-Star. I probably could have written a few thousand words on this book, but the review contains the gist of what my thoughts were—an interesting read, if not as interesting as it might have been. Toobin of course writes well, and sums up […]