June 2, 2009 There are some books that meet all these criteria and still don't make it on the air. These volumes inhabit what I call "the shelf of constant reproach." It is kind of an editorial purgatory inhabited by worthy titles awaiting just the right news ...
June 2, 2009 I think you are getting the idea that we can only review or talk about a tiny fraction of the books that come to us. For more on how we do decide, here's Luis ...
April 13, 2009 A book for those who can't get enough of adventure on the high seas...Frenchman's Creek.
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