Review: Gilead

Gilead Marilynne Robinson [xrrgroup][xrr rating=4.5/5] [xrr rating=3/5 imageset=grenade label=Manliness:][/xrrgroup]     Sometimes a book is so good we find ourselves turning pages without conscious, burning through to get to the end. We get done and we think, “what a good read.” But then every so often there comes a book that we find ourselves not […]

Review: Book of the Dun Cow

The Book of the Dun Cow Walter Wangerin [xrrgroup][xrr rating=3.25/5] [xrr rating=2.75/5 imageset=grenade label=Manliness:][/xrrgroup]     What’s better than a cockfight between one rooster with eagle’s wings and a serpent’s tail and another with spiked spurs on his ankles? Well if you know the answer to that question then you should write that book. Until […]