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Review: Whodunit 'The Pale Blue Eye' chills and satisfies

Dec. 22, 2022 12:03 PM EST

Grab a jacket or a blanket before you watch Netflix's engrossing “The Pale Blue Eye.” I don’t care if you’re already in a warm place. You could be on the surface of the sun and still feel chilly watching it. Set during an unrelenting winter in upstate New York in 1830, this...

Review: Smiley visits Wild West in ‘A Dangerous Business'

Dec. 12, 2022 15:14 PM EST

“A Dangerous Business” by Jane Smiley (Alfred A. Knopf) After a fall publishing season filled with Big Books by John Irving, Cormac McCarthy and Barbara Kingsolver, to name just a few, it’s refreshing to read this taut tale from Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jane Smiley (“A...