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The Painter
My review is up at The Miami Herald
May 17, 2014
May 17, 2014
What Wolves Know
I think it's hard to get. I think I wrote it. This is what Financial Times thinks:
The Financial Times:

by Kit Reed
PS Publishing £19.99
not set
May 06, 2011
An Untamed State
Brilliant. Scarifying, no, terrifying. I'll never forget it.
May 21, 2014
May 22, 2014
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle
extraordinary. intense and remarkable. superb.
May 15, 2008
May 08, 2008
The Black Prince
This is the book that got me hooked on Murdoch.
not set
Mar 16, 2013
The Ocean at the End of the Lane
Lovely. Scary. Ursula Monkton!!!
Jun 26, 2013
Jun 25, 2013
Well, I didn't read it, I wrote it. Just out from Tor.
Publishers Weekly starred it in this review:

Publishers Weekly starred review
Enclave Kit Reed.
Aug 20, 2008
Aug 20, 2008
The Story Until Now: A Great Big Book of Stories
Naturally I give it five stars: my best stories, including six new and never-before-collected ones, with an amazing preface by the wonderful Gary K. W ...more
not set
Jan 01, 2013
Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald
If you've read any of the gazillion first=hand accounts of the Fitzgeralds, esp. the Fitzgeralds in Paris, you'll be hyper-aware of the gobs of unassi ...more
not set
Apr 08, 2013
That's Not a Feeling
Loved it. Sweet, quirky story of a funky boarding school w. captive kids and bizarre teaching methods.
Jan 17, 2013
Jan 17, 2013
The Dog Stars
Astonishing writer-- if you thought you were over postapocalyptic fiction, think again. Really!
not set
Oct 18, 2012
The King of Pain: A Novel With Stories
Intercut w. a few too many episodes from a mythical book-- slows it down wayway too much.
Jan 17, 2013
Jan 17, 2013
Kill Shakespeare, Vol. 1
This is a hoot, but/and my mate, who's an actual FAN of Shakespeare, liked it better.
Apr 08, 2013
Apr 08, 2013
& Sons
Long for what it does, a little too diffuse, but the overall design is brilliant.
not set
Aug 09, 2013
The Interestings
Baby boomers from the '70s til now. A woman's novel-- in a good way.
Dec 16, 2012
Dec 16, 2012
Half World: A Novel
Sinister. Gritty. Brilliant.
not set
Jan 23, 2014
Demon Camp: A Soldier's Exorcism
Did she drink the KoolAid?
Jan 29, 2014
Jan 29, 2014
1Q84 (1Q84, #1-3)
flawed but fascinating.
not set
Dec 18, 2012
Son of Destruction
This isn't really "my review" because I wrote the book! It's by James Lovegrove in Financial Times weekend, Oct. 20
not set
Oct 17, 2012
Black Orchid
A little murky, but physically gorgeous.
Dec 30, 2012
Dec 17, 2012
MaddAddam (MaddAddam Trilogy, #3)
Aug 24, 2013
Aug 09, 2013
The Age of Miracles
Amazingly done; cliffhanger even though the ending is inevitable.
Mar 03, 2013
Feb 05, 2013
Lost for Words
funny, but not funny enough; he was bitter about the Booker prize; unfortunately, it's hard to figure out who his real-life models are.
not set
May 23, 2014
Tokyo Year Zero (Tokyo Trilogy, #1)
Another of those weird, deceptive, hypnotic novels about people and places we don't know about; a deranged detective in postwar Japan.
not set
Mar 05, 2008
The first U.S. edition of Colderidge's snotty, addictively wonderful page-turning tour of the British class system.
Aug 11, 2008
Aug 11, 2008
House of Happy Endings
An amazing, scarifying look into the inner lives of the family that brought you Uncle Wiggly and The Bobbsey Twins.
not set
Mar 05, 2008
The Other Woman's House (Spilling CID, #6)
a page-turning read right up to the moment when it takes the author five chapters of dialog to explain it all for you.
not set
Dec 31, 2012
Beautiful Children
It could have been tighter but it's very Vegas and the missing kid is the perfect narrative hook.
not set
Mar 05, 2008
Life Class
you may find my review this sunday at; they take them down almost immediately
Mar 18, 2008
Mar 15, 2008
A Prisoner of Birth
we should all go to prison and get paid millions to have the last word.

Apr 04, 2008
Mar 22, 2008
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