bookmarks.reviewsThe Best Reviewed Books of the Week - The Best Reviewed Fiction and Nonfiction Titles of the WeekFiction 1. The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer (7 Rave, 5 Positive, 3 Mixed, 1 Pan) “…the novel eschews a simplistic, idealized view of mentorship and influence, or of friendship. Ele…4
latimes.comJesse Ball's 'Census' is an understated tale of a father and son taking stock of AmericaJesse Ball's fiction always takes an unusual path. So it is for 'Census,' his aphoristic new novel, in which a dying father and his son with Down syndrome take stock of America, which shows itself in its reaction to them.
laughingsquid.comAn Uncertain Fireman Has Doubts About Burning Books in the HBO Adaptation of Fahrenheit 451In a combustable trailer for the HBO adaptation of the dystopian Ray Bradbury novel Fahrenheit 451, firefighter Montag (Michael B. Jordan) becomes uncertain of his mission to burn books after meeting someone who's opposed to what he's doing. Unconvinced of the explanation Captain Beatty (Michael Shannon) gives about