Books

Been a While: Sex Camel is pillow talk for modern lovers
December 5, 2018 No Commentby

Been a While: Sex Camel is pillow talk for modern lovers

Muggs Fogarty tackles not only the subject of sex, but all the complications and emotions that come with it in ...

The Music Never Stops: The Grateful Dead’s 100 Essential Songs is Deadhead essential reading
December 5, 2018 No Commentby

The Music Never Stops: The Grateful Dead’s 100 Essential Songs is Deadhead essential reading

“What was I thinking?” The first words out of my mouth after offering to review this hot-off-the-press book –The Grateful ...

From the Minds of RIers
December 5, 2018 No Commentby

From the Minds of RIers

Driveable roads? Jobs that offer health insurance? Politicians you’d leave alone in your house? There are a few things Rhode ...

Book Review: Mary Ann Mayer's Kissing the Shuttle, A Lyric History
November 21, 2018 No Commentby

Book Review: Mary Ann Mayer’s Kissing the Shuttle, A Lyric History

  Rhode Island has a long and rich history, dating back to well before Roger Williams befriended Canonicus and was ...

An Escape: Books through Bars provides inmates with the magic of stories
November 14, 2018 No Commentby

An Escape: Books through Bars provides inmates with the magic of stories

Providence Books through Bars is a 15-year-old organization that provides reading material to inmates throughout the country. It is a ...

Book Review: Frank Di Filippo's The Big Get-Even
September 26, 2018 No Commentby

Book Review: Frank Di Filippo’s The Big Get-Even

The Big Get-Even follows a mixture of somewhat (or formally) bad people who ultimately end up doing a positive thing all in ...

Twenty Stories
September 5, 2018 No Commentby

Twenty Stories

Imagine you live in California and you go to a local coffee shop often; parked outside is a teal and ...

Book Review: Ann Hood's She Loves You Yeah, Yeah, Yeah
August 22, 2018 No Commentby

Book Review: Ann Hood’s She Loves You Yeah, Yeah, Yeah

Last month, on a quiet Monday night, I read two New York Times articles back-to-back. Though penned by different writers, ...

Robert Ellis Smith, 1940-2018
August 15, 2018 No Commentby

Robert Ellis Smith, 1940-2018

Robert Ellis Smith, who died unexpectedly July 25, was an independent journalist whose influence on our understanding of privacy – ...

Sean Spicer Gives Briefing at Barrington Books
July 29, 2018 No Commentby

Sean Spicer Gives Briefing at Barrington Books

RI native and former Trump press secretary Sean Spicer was in town in July representing and signing his new memoir, ...