WHAT THE HELL

Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

Give the gift of an all-female utopia …

If you’re hunting for a good book to give your readerly friends this holiday season, why not pop for the paperback edition of Town Father, Or, Where Graceful Girls Abound? … Continue reading

December 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Play mystique for me

I’ve just made my annual skim through the New York Times list of 100 notable books. Same as it ever was. In the spirit of The Disappointed Housewife, I always … Continue reading

November 27, 2017 · 8 Comments

Another “Book review of nonexistent books”

As if his last novel hadn’t done enough damage, Braith Pindrop is back with a new book exploiting the nascent national fad of ferret racing. As far as this reviewer … Continue reading

November 16, 2017 · 14 Comments

Loose ends

Mojo is low around here. It’s been hitting a hundred degrees (plus) every day for the last four days, with more in store, so I’m lowering my metabolism along with … Continue reading

June 20, 2017 · 5 Comments

Wait, what?!

It’s true. Only eleven copies of In No Particular Order have been sold so far. Help me out, whataya say? This blog has over a thousand followers, and I refuse … Continue reading

June 14, 2017 · 3 Comments

Essay it ain’t so

Here’s an essay at Lit Hub, looking at how Virginia Wolfe wrote an essay complaining about how many personal essays there were in 1905, comparing that complaint with a more … Continue reading

June 7, 2017 · 14 Comments

Got LIVE if you want it!

Guess what? In No Particular Order is now live on Amazon! Here’s the blurb: It’s true that life is linear, but the living of it is all over the map. … Continue reading

June 6, 2017 · 28 Comments