Posts tagged justin evans

Ghosts of poets past

In 2008 Justin Evans published A Good and Happy Child, a debut novel that was not only one of my favorites when I read it a year later, but it included a passage that I…

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Christa’s top 10 of 2009

In no specific order: In the Miso Soup by Ryu Murakami: Kenji is a young guide who takes tourists through Tokyo’s seedy underground. It’s an illegal job that brings him into contact with the seemingly…

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This creepy boy’s life

It’s amazing the way one good sentence can give a book momentum. Early in the novel A Good and Happy Child by Justin Evans, there is a description of the way the main character’s family…

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