Stewart O’Nan: The Odds

Stewart O'Nan has become a favorite author in the Muruch household. I (Vic) first fell for his writing in 1994 when his stark and mesmerizing debut novel, Snow Angels, was released, and Brendan loves O'Nan's 2007 novel Last Night at the Lobster enough to re-read it every winter. We both recently read (and loved) O'Nan's... Continue Reading →

Muruch's Best of the Decade: Books

In addition to my usual year end lists, I'm also doing decade lists. Following are my favorite books that were released between 2000-2009. It turns out my two favorite books of the early aughts - Douglas Copeland's Girlfriend in a Coma and Nick Hornby's High Fidelity - were released in the mid-1990s. Oh well. With... Continue Reading →

Muruch’s Best of the Decade: Books

In addition to my usual year end lists, I'm also doing decade lists. Following are my favorite books that were released between 2000-2009. It turns out my two favorite books of the early aughts - Douglas Copeland's Girlfriend in a Coma and Nick Hornby's High Fidelity - were released in the mid-1990s. Oh well. With... Continue Reading →

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